(Listen to our podcast with Berta Winn and Cori Warren below)
By Michael V. Hannigan/HCN
It’s toy drive time, friends.
The annual toy drive conducted by Kevin and Jeaneane Lilly’s McDonald’s starts next week and we are proud to say that Weinstein Law Henderson County Now is going to be a part of the process for a second straight year.
We will be working with the McDonald’s crew led by Berta Winn and Cori Warren at the Athens McDonald’s on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Wednesday, Dec. 5. We will be there both days from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. taking photos, broadcasting live on Facebook, singing, dancing, joking and doing everything we can to collect money and toys for local children.
“We are going to set up just like we do every year on the drive thru side and rain or shine, we’re there,” said Berta.
Berta said the money and toys raised will not only stay in the county but will stay in the specific area.
“That we way we can touch more kids and we’re on two sides of the county,” she said.
Drive organizers are asking for money or unwrapped new toys.
There will be plenty of updates over the week as we get closer to our event days on Dec. 4 and 5, so please stay tuned to the McDonald’s Facebook page and Henderson County Now Facebook page.
But you don’t have to wait until next week to make a donation. You can drop off financial or toy donations at the Weinstein Law Office at 518 East Tyler Street in Athens, right next door to City Hall, or to the Lilly Enterprises Headquarters at 1001 E Tyler St, Athens.