For their Silver Award Project, two Cadette Girl Scouts from Carmel Valley, (Sarah Ward and Jasmine Keilani, Troop #1277) are holding a toy drive on Saturday, April 2, with drop off from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Solana Highlands Elementary School in Carmel Valley.
The toy drive is to benefit children affected by war and global conflict. Federal Express will ship their collection to Iraq and Afghanistan.
They are collecting new and used toys, school supplies and art supplies. Solana Highlands is located at 3520 Long Run Drive, San Dieog, CA, 92130.
They are collecting the following:
NEW & USED TOYS: Dolls, cars, trucks, balls (especially soccer balls), plush toys and stuffed animals, plastic animals and dinosaurs, tool and cooking sets, puzzles, binoculars, Magna-Doodles, Lego’s, blocks, jump ropes, Frisbees, picture books, baby toys, stacking cups, shape sorters, chess sets, etc.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES: Notebooks, paper, pencils, pencil sharpeners, pens, colored markers, rulers, erasers, binders, etc.
ART SUPPLIES: Colored pencils, pastels, markers, brushes, paint sets, paper, chalk, coloring books, etc.