Toys for Tots is asking for your help to make this Christmas a little brighter for less-fortunate children. Nate West says you can help locally by dropping off new toys, or money, in one of 39 white boxes marked with the Toys for Tots logo in Columbus, Hope, North Vernon and other communities.

In addition, West says that the McDonald’s in downtown Columbus will be helping out…

As for where your donations go…

West adds that the program is in it’s 69th year and is a division of the Marine Corp Reserve. You can get more information by visiting the Toys for Tots Facebook page, or by visiting www.ToysForTots.org.