Amherst Police Department launches Third Annual Toy Drive

Lynchburg & Central Virginia News

(Victoria Gray/National Toy Hall of Fame via AP)

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Amherst Police Department is partnering with Amherst Social Services for its Third Annual Toy Drive.

The toy drive will run from Monday, Nov. 9 to Thursday, Dec. 10. New toys will be accepted at the following locations:

  • Amherst Town Hall at 186 S Main Street
  • Amherst Police Department at 174 S Main Street
  • The Filling Station at 102 Lexington Turnpike

The department would prefer items to be unwrapped, but wrapping supplies are welcome. Their goal this year is more than 500 toys.

Those with questions can contact Chief Shiflett at (434)946-7874.

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