Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

Verizon Wireless “Hope For The Holidays Toy Drive” to Benefit Children of Domestic Violence Survivors

Dec. 5, 2012

Verizon Wireless has announced the kickoff of its “Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive.” The drive will benefit domestic violence agencies throughout the state of Wisconsin, including Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee. With a simple donation, residents have a chance to impact the life of a child in need this holiday season.

Donations can be made through Saturday, Dec. 15 at any participating Verizon Wireless Communications Store in the Milwaukee area during regular business hours. For a complete listing of store locations where items can be donated to Sojourner Family Peace Center, please see below.

Donated gifts may include items such as coloring books, crayons, board games, cars/trucks, dolls, action figures, stuffed animals, arts and crafts kits, and G-rated DVDs. All donations must be new, packaged and unwrapped.

“Children are often the forgotten victims of domestic violence,” said T.J. Fox, region president, Verizon Wireless. “Those living in and supported by the domestic violence shelters and service organizations need love and support. By making a small donation of a new toy, people can help make the holiday season special for a child impacted by domestic violence.”

Participating Locations
• 5790 N. Port Washington Road, Glendale
• 17550 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield
• 6531 S. 27th St., Franklin
• 4965 S. 76th St., Greenfield
• N95 W18141 Appleton Ave., Menomonee Falls
• 2711 N. Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa

Community Watch

» Milwaukee man, 37, charged with sexual assault of a child in West Allis Updated:  5/27

» Roundup of Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Greenfield man facing possible charges after threatening women with loaded gun Updated:  5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Light poles, electric wires down after traffic accident in Greenfield Updated:  5/25

» Body in parking lot identified as West Milwaukee man, 23 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Death investigation after body of a man is found in West Milwaukee 5/24

» State Fair raises rescinded, converted to one-time bonuses 5/23

» Ex-Derzon Coins operator ordered to pay estate $1.2 million 5/22

» Video shows Greenfield police technique to end chase 5/21

» Review: Cream City actors connect in 'Same Time, Next Year' Updated:  5/21

» $26 million upgrade for Greenfield schools ready to go forward Updated:  5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Input to be sought on Highway 100 project in West Allis, Greenfield 5/17

» A 'Green' exhibit to lift environs of Inspiration Studios in West Allis 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Greenfield residents react to scaled-down Edgerton Avenue project 5/17

» West Allis might switch to carts and mixing all recyclables together 5/17

» Man who chased girl in alley sought by West Allis police 5/12

» Greenfield Highlands clears plan commission, headed for council 5/11

» Two appeals so far in Greenfield concerning beekeeping permits 5/10

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look at talented Arrowhead baseball team 5/10

» West Allis schools facilities panel to have staff, parents, citizens 5/10

» West Allis Schools superintendent assures cuts won't hurt education 5/9

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement