The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

December 13, 2012

Thousands invited to Mac’s Toy Fund


— Santa is packing up his sleigh for Mac’s Toy Fund.

Thousands will gather Saturday morning at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center for the distribution event, invited to participate by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Mac’s pays the postage.

Monetary donations given to Mac’s pay for such event expenses as new toys, materials for handcrafted wooden toys, bikes, bike repairs and helmets, new coats and venue rental.

Following are the most recent donations to Mac’s Toy Fund’s 2012 fundraising drive:

Yvonne Justice, $10

Bruce and Nancy Anderson of Beckley, in memory of Michelle McKinney, $50

John and Karen Thomas of Daniels, in honor of grandson Isaac Boyce, $100

Mary Lee Torrico of Beckley, $50

Charles and Nancy Davis of Beckley, $50

Lost Parrot, $500

Anonymous, $50

Sarah Word of Beckley, $500

Dan and Tina Calfee of Beckley, in honor of their grandchildren, $100

Tom and Parr Glover of Beckley, $25

Daniel Gallaher of Beckley, $100

Roy and Helen Bazzarre of Beckley, in memory of the Bazzarre family, $25

John and Susan Clark of Piney View, $50

Carriage Car Co., Beckley “20th year donation,” $100

Bob and Margot Bower of Beckley, $50

Norman and Violet Milam of Beckley, in memory of Tina Marie Milam, $50

Alan and Ester Chapman of Daniels, $100

Thomas Thorne of Beckley, in memory of Brenda K. Brammer Thorne, $300

Best Wishes from Zaib Zahir, Griselle, Jacob Groeke, $50

Anonymous, $35

Willing Workers - Ann, Doris, Alicia, Ernice, Anna, Trina; “God Bless the Children,” $100



Today’s total: $2,395

Total to date: $20,071.90




Send donations to:

Mac’s Toy Fund

P.O. Box 2398

Beckley, WV 25802