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Contact: Charles Barr, 229-924-0343 ext. 112
Release Date: 17 November 2015
Contacts: Charles Barr firstname.lastname@example.org 229 924-0343, ext. 112
NR15-10Toys for Tots at Andersonville National Historic Site
National Prisoner of War Museum new donation location
ANDERSONVILLE, Georgia – Andersonville National Historic Site is pleased to announce that it is a new drop off location for Toys for Tots with two donation boxes set up in the lobby of the National Prisoner of War museum.
During the next four weeks, Andersonville National Historic Site will serve as a Toys for Tots drop off location. This organization's mission "is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted."
The last day to drop off donations is December 10, 2015.
For more information, please visit their website at www.toysfortots.org
Andersonville National Historic Site is located 10 miles south of Oglethorpe, GA and 10 miles northeast of Americus, GA on Georgia Highway 49. The national park features the National Prisoner of War Museum, Andersonville National Cemetery and the site of the historic Civil War prison, Camp Sumter. Andersonville National Historic Site is the only national park within the National Park System to serve as a memorial to all American prisoners of war. Park grounds are open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The National Prisoner of War Museum is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily. Admission is free. For more information on the park, call 229 924-0343, or visit at www.nps.gov/ande/ Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AndersonvilleNPS, Twitter www.twitter.com/andeNHS
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