4 Days of Giving: Spreading the Holiday Cheer

Thousands of toys donated to Metro Detroit Charities


Detroit – Its a Force 4 Good event that is taking the community by storm! We are on a mission to give this holiday season and with the help of our Force 4 Good Holiday volunteers, we plan to deliver over 6,000 toys to local Metro Detroit charities. The charities will then distribute the toys to families in need this holiday season.

"Every child should have a toy at Christmas," said Andrea Mohr, a Force 4 Good volunteer.

Thousands of toys, all generously donated by Poof Slinky Incorporated, are waiting to line the trees of families in need this holiday season.

"We have thousands of boxes," said volunteer Daniel Mohr.

"To have an opportunity to give a child a great Christmas, who might not otherwise have one, is really a gift to us," said Andrea Mohr.

Stuffed animals, moon rockets, and even a few mad scientist kits, are just some of the gifts that are ready for eager hands to tear them open on Christmas morning!

"I am overwhelmed with the generosity of so many people," said Ann Marie Jocz, a volunteer. "I think we are looking at a couple thousand toys that are getting sorted. It's a great job to do and a lot of fun. I just anticipate the children opening them and being excited for them. They are great toys."

"Some of these pallets will go to the Salvation Army, the Goodfellows of Livonia, and other groups that perform this function," said Daniel Mohr.

Armed with a truck full of toys and some holiday cheer, this season our goal is to give to those who would otherwise go without!

"Seeing a smile on a child's face on Christmas morning, what greater gift is that?" said Andrea Mohr.

Here is the complete list of the organizations that will be receiving a donation:

Salvation Army-Farmington Hills
Northville Civic Concern
Foster children
Grace Centers of Hope
Cody High School
Don Bosco Hall-Detroit
Hospitality House-Walled Lake
Central Detroit Christian-Detroit
Novi Youth Assistance
OakPointe Milford
Faith Christian Church
First Baptist Church-Northville