Helena Toys for Tots donated more than 2,000 children’s toys to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services on Tuesday for use in their family visitation rooms across the state.
Lt. Gov. Kristen Juras joined DPHHS Director Charlie Brereton to accept the toys and various furnishings from local community partners at the Child and Family Services Division (CFSD) office in Helena.
Howard Mears, outgoing local Toys for Tots coordinator, speaks at a press conference on Tuesday where the group donated over 2,000 toys to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services for use in the agency’s family visitation rooms.
THOM BRIDGE, Independent Record
“Establishing strong partnerships with faith and community organizations is critical in helping provide that extra boost of support for Montana’s children and families,” Juras said in a news release. “Many organizations are wanting to lend a hand, and this is an excellent example of local organizations coming together to make a difference.”