Thousands of dollars, toys donated at 12′s Day of Giving

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 8:27 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2022 at 9:12 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Friday marked another successful 12′s Day of Giving for WSFA 12 News.

The totals are still being added, but we know at least $31,500 was donated, along with thousands of pounds of food and thousands of toys to local nonprofits. Toys for Tots said they received about 1,800 toys.

Those groups will use the donations to make the holiday season a little bit brighter for those in need.

Among this year’s donors were Montgomery County Commission Chairman Doug Singleton and former Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange. They each gave $1,000 to the MAP Center and Mercy House. The children there were able to go shopping and spent $2,000 on toys that went to Toys for Tots. It was a way of saying “thank you” to WSFA 12 News for the telethon we held earlier this year to raise money for Mercy House and the MAP Center.

In the last 22 years, 12′s Day of Giving has collected more than 90 tons of food, around 70,000 toys, and around a half-million dollars in cash.

If you didn’t make it there Friday, you can still donate online at the following links:

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