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VERO BEACH -- Marine Bank & Trust Co. is accepting donations for both toys and food for local distribution this holiday season.
Toys are being collected for Toys for Tots now through Dec. 20 and will be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps to needy children in the area.
The gifts can be for children of all ages and should be unwrapped.
Items for the food pantry of Indian River County are also being collected through Dec. 22.
Requested items include: food, toys, diapers, paper products, cleaning supplies and hygiene products.
Additionally, gift cards to Publix, Winn-Dixie or Walmart are welcome.
The food pantry provides emergency food provisions to address the critical nutritional needs of disadvantaged neighbors, including many children.
Items may be dropped off at either of Marine Bank's two Vero Beach locations: 1450 U.S. 1 on the mainland or 571 Beachland Blvd., on the barrier island.
For more information, call (772) 316-1262 or (772) 231-8207.