Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Toy Fund Program for Qualifying Families

The Berkshire Children & Families agency is currently accepting applications from families who wish to be considered for this year's Sidney F. Smith Toy Fund.   The fund gives parents vouchers for children ages 1 through 14 to be used for holiday gifts.  

Applications are not accepted over the phone.  They can be picked up at the following locations:
* Amherst Family Center – 1200 N. Pleasant St, Amherst
* Amherst Survival Center - 138 Sunderland Rd, Amherst
* Berkshire Children and Families – 220 Russell St, Hadley
* United Way of Hampshire County – 71 King St, Northampton
* Community Action Offices, 17 New South St, Suite 116, Northampton
* Daily Hampshire Gazette, 150 Conz St, Northampton
* Center for New Americans,42 Gothic St, Northampton
* Easthampton Community Center, 12 Clark St, Easthampton

Applications must be received by November 30, 2015.

Cash donations for the Toy Fund are accepted at this web site:   http://toyfund.gazettenet.com/
Donations to the Sidney F. Smith Toy Fund are tax deductible.  The Toy Fund is a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, a 501(c)3 organization.