Through Dec. 21, Kensington Gold Club, 4171 Westford Place, Canfield, is collecting new, unwrapped toys to be donated to the Marine Toys for Tots program. For every donation, the club will offer a gift certificate for nine holes of free golf during next season. For more information, call Paul Otto at 330-533-8733.
Barnes & Noble, 381 Boardman-Poland Road, is hosting a Holiday Book Drive for Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley, through Jan. 1, 2013. For more information, call 330-629-9562.
WellnessOne of Boardman, Dr. James Mussler, 843 Boardman-Canfield Road, is accepting donations of nonperishable food items until Thanksgiving. In exchange, he will offer a free exam to all who donate.
Donations of canned or nonperishable food items can be dropped off at Carlozzi Financial Services, 831 Southwestern Run, Suite 1, Poland. For information, visit www.CarlozziFinancialServices.com.
Every year homeless children living at Beatitude House have an opportunity to pick out a gift for their mom, wrap it and put it under the Christmas tree. Items can be something practical such as gloves, scarves, socks, slippers or dish towels or something not-so-practical, like a bath set, jewelry, frames, books or perfume. Please note Beatitude House is not able to accept candles. Unwrapped gift donations can be taken to to Beatitude House's administrative offices, 238 Tod Lane on the campus of St. Edward Parish. Donations are accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. All gifts must be received by Monday Dec. 10. Call 330-744-3147 with any questions.
The fifth annual Godiva Zarconi annual holiday gift drive is accepting donations for eight local families and six animal rescues. Anything and everything new or gently used can be donated for people and pets. Donations can be dropped off at any time to West Side Cats, 2177 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown or the North Lima Business Complex, 11836 South Ave. (old South Range High School). Contact Jaime Hughes for questions or details, 330-531-1705.