Toys for Tots drive begins

The Wilton Firefighters Local 2233 and Bankwell Wilton have begun their yearly Toys for Tots drives.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys may be dropped off at Fire Headquarters (236 Danbury Road) or Fire Station 2 (707 Ridgefield Road) through Dec. 20. Donated toys will be turned over to the U.S. Marines for distribution to needy families in the area.  Any questions may be directed to

Bankwell has partnered with Toys 4 Tots Northwest Fairfield County. New, unwrapped toys may be dropped off now through Dec. 15 at Bankwell’s Wilton Branch at 47 Old Ridgefield Road.

Toys for Tots Northwest Fairfield County’s mission is to collect and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. Last year more than 22,000 toys were distributed to charitable organizations and families in need throughout northern and western Fairfield County.