This drive has grown and now is expected to help over 350 local families.

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The Dover Fire Toy Bank has been coordinated by current and retired members of the Dover Fire & Rescue for more than 39 years.

What started out as a strictly toy drive has grown into a need of donations not only for toys and games, but now of clothing, personal hygiene items, gift certificates, and monetary donations have enabled us to help those less fortunate.

This is how you and your organization can help:

Collect new toys within your organization for age groups from newborn to 12 years old. If you are looking for a specific need to fill, the infant and 9-12 age groups are always in need for both boys and girls. If you need a collection box, please call 603-516-TOYS, leave a message and they will get you one for your business.

Purchase gift cards to area businesses, mall stores, and grocery stores; they are always welcome...and size fits all!

Collect monetary donations within your organization and shop for gifts. If you don't have time to shop for these items, we will do it for you.

We will pick up donations at your site or you can drop off new, unwrapped items at these locations: Dover Central Fire Station (9-11 Broadway), South End Fire Station (27 Durham Road) or the North End Fire Station (262 Sixth Street) anytime after November 15th up until Christmas evening.

Monetary contributions can be picked up at your location or mailed to below address. Please make checks payable to The Dover Fire Toy Bank: The Dover Fire Toy Bank, P.O. Box 1712, Dover, NH 03821-1712