Thanks to the hard work of the Sammamish Police Department and the King County Sheriff's Office, city residents can really brighten the holidays for needy kids by dropping off presents at City Hall. Collection bins are available at the police department (just inside the front door of City Hall) and at the King County Sheriff's Office (just up the stairs as you enter the building).
The presents (new, unwrapped items only, please) ultimately go to the U.S. Marine Corps for distribution. Thanks to the leadership of Deputy Amy Jarboe, Toys for Tots has become an annual success story here in Sammamish.
"I've been seeing this generosity from Sammamish residents for years now," Jarboe said. "It really helps the kids have a nice holiday season, and I know it brings a lot of joy to those of us in uniform."
Donations will be taken at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. S.E., until the end of business on Dec. 14.