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Eblen Charities and Ingles partner for 2023 Toy Drive

Nov 27, 2023 05:21PM ● By WNC Business
ASHEVILLE - This year marks the Twelfth Annual Ingles Magical Toy Drive, a three-day event in partnership with Ingles Market, WLOS, and iHeart Media. The Toy Drive will help provide gifts to thousands of children this holiday season.

The event will be held at the Ingles Store #31 at 151 Smokey Park Highway. Hours for the Toy Drive are Thursday, November 30 from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Friday, December 1 from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and Saturday, December 2 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

The partners are accepting new and unwrapped toys, books, clothing, and gift cards, as well as monetary donations. Everyone who attends has a chance to be entered into a lottery for $2600 from Ingles Markets that will be announced on Star 104.3.

Last year, the Saint Nicholas Project provided holiday gifts to more than 3,000 local children. Parents and guardians living in or at the edge of poverty can register for a shopping appointment at the St. Nicholas Toy Store by visiting Eblen Charities has served the WNC community for over 30 years by providing assistance with essential items and those little extras like a holiday gift for a beloved child.

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Source: Eblen Charities