Thursday, February 22 , 2018, 11:45 am | Fair 58º

 
 
 
 

Business

EvansHardy+Young Collecting Donations for Toys for Tots

Gifts for needy children can be dropped off at the De la Vina Street office through next Wednesday

Celebrate the season of giving with EvansHardy+Young Inc. by bringing smiles to the faces of less fortunate youngsters in the community.

The award-winning full-service advertising and public relations agency invites the public to drop off donations for Toys for Tots at its office at 829 De la Vina St. in Santa Barbara.

Toys must be new, unwrapped and in their original packaging; toy guns and weapons cannot be accepted. Toy donations may be dropped off during office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and items must be received by Wednesday, Dec. 15.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation collects toys during the holiday season to distribute as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community while delivering a message of hope to assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

“The Toys for Tots Foundation is an inspiring organization, and our employees are excited about donating,” said Jim Evans, CEO of EvansHardy+Young. “While we’re giving thanks and celebrating with loved ones this holiday season, it’s important to remember to pay it forward and give back to the community.”

While the agency is involved in a number of philanthropic endeavors throughout the year, this is the first year it is participating in the Toys for Tots program. EH+Y’s participation was encouraged by employee and former U.S. Marine Cesar Elizalde, who has been involved in the program for 10 years.

“There are many people who are not as fortunate as we are, and I know these donations mean so much to the kids,” Elizalde said. “It’s for a good cause, and I hope everyone will join me in participating.”

For more information about EvansHardy+Young, click here or call the office at 805.963.5841. Click here for more information about Toys for Tots.

— Inez Be is a public relations account executive for EvansHardy+Young Inc.

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click here to get started >

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.



Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >

Meet Your Realtor Sponsored by Village Properties


Cimme Eordanidis
"Since I truly enjoy doing what I do, interacting with people and representing them during one of life's most exciting events is very rewarding."

Full Profile >