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Carolina Winds Resort to Collect Toys for Tots Donations

Julia Woehrer's avatar By Julia Woehrer | Follow me on Google+ | Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Toys for Tots

Carolina Winds is proud to support Toys for Tots by collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in need this holiday season.

This is the sixth year that Carolina Winds has supported Toys for Tots. Over the past seasons, several truckloads of toys were collected, and we hope to surpass that this year!

Those booking with our resort will able to donate in a variety of ways. One option is by adding on a donation while booking, either online or on the phone. This is great for guests who won’t be in Myrtle Beach during the fundraiser but would like to make a donation. The second way is by donating a dollar or more during the check-in process. This is perfect for guests who are coming for a Myrtle Beach vacation during the holidays. The third way is by dropping off a new toy. Just be sure not to wrap it! These toys can be dropped off at any Vacation Myrtle Beach resort and placed in their Toys for Tots collection box.

The local Toys for Tots chapter, located in Murrells Inlet, assists thousands of children in need each year. According to the most recent census data, 24.5% of people living in Myrtle Beach are below the poverty level as compared to 16.6% for the state, and according to The Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Center’s most recent information, 29.9% of children in Horry County are living in households that fall below the poverty level. These numbers are heartbreaking and show how great the need is in our area.

Join together with Carolina Winds and make a donation this holiday season to help a child in need who may otherwise get little to none this Christmas.