Stuff the Sleigh 2014!

It’s getting close to the 2014 Stuff the Sleigh toy drive for Arkansas foster children! We will join Tom Brannon tomorrow morning on Today’s THV at 6:25 to talk details and kick off the school competition!
Here is the schedule for this year’s toy drive:

Monday, December 1st – Jacksonville Walmart Super Center 5:00 a.m. – until 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, December 2nd – Sherwood Walmart Super Center 5:00 a.m. – until 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, December 3rd – Benton Walmart Super Center – 5:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, December 4th – Conway Walmart Super Center – 5:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Friday, December 5th – Little Rock (Bowman Road) Walmart Super Center – 5:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. is in its thirteenth year of providing Christmas presents for foster children across the state.

The event was created in 2002, when a need arose to help foster children experience the Merry Christmas that they deserve. Many of these children, through no fault of their own, were unable to be at home with their family during the holidays, and were suffering in an unnecessary way by missing the child-like joy that comes with opening presents with a new, special toy meant just for them! Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. was created to bring back the magic of Christmas to these foster children.

Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. began as a small toy drive, aided by a Central Arkansas radio station. The first year, Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. collected toys for a DHS office in Little Rock. From there, Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. has grown into a toy drive that has reached 16 counties and over 3,000 foster children! However, the story doesn’t end there!

Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that reaches foster children of Central Arkansas and beyond with Christmas presents and much more! Through your help, Stuff the Sleigh can impact so many lives!

Jason and Alicen Bennett are the founders of Stuff the Sleigh, Inc. Alicen has worked in child welfare for over 10 years with foster children. Jason and Alicen hope to help foster children across the state!

For more information about Stuff the Sleigh, please call Alicen Bennett at (501) 993-8871 or email us at alicen@stuffthesleigh.org.

Schools, we need your help!

How would you help promote ‘Stuff the Sleigh?’ We love your creativity, and again this year, schools have the opportunity to express their creativity while helping to promote ‘Stuff the Sleigh’ at the same time!

Sign up to help with Stuff the Sleigh between Monday, November 10th and Friday, November 21st then:

1. Create a banner to use at your school to help encourage your school mates to donate to the cause!

2. Place the banner on a wall, in a hallway on a door, wherever you want! Just use your imagination!

3. Then, snap a digital photo of your creative banner, and submit it to tbrannon@thv11.com.

For more info on the school contest, visit www.thv11.com.

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