Newton, NC – The Catawba County Marine Corps Reserve is seeking donations of toys for local children to help make their holidays a little brighter this year with the 2018 Toys for Tots campaign.

The city of Newton has two convenient drop-off locations for the Toys for Tots project. Residents, churches, businesses, and others who wish to donate may drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Newton Police Department, located at 411 North Main Ave., or at the Newton Fire Department Headquarters, located at 119 South Brady Ave.

The toys will be distributed by the Catawba County United Way. Children are registered through local school systems and other agencies to participate in the Toys for Tots project. The deadline for donations is Dec. 10.

For more information, contact the Police Department at 828-465-7430 or the Fire Department at 828-695-4315. You may also visit