The local Marine Corps League Detachment 1385 has been collecting toys since the beginning of November for this year's Toys For Tots.
The next toy drive at Walmart in Litchfield will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, but there are lots of toy drop-off locations throughout the county.
Those who would like to buy a toy and drop it off in Hillsboro, locations include Dollar General, Hillsboro Chiropractic, Hillsboro United Methodist Church or the Veterans Assistance Commission Office.
In Litchfield, drop-off locations are located at Dollar General, Dr. Stice Chiropractic Office, Expresso Coffee, Evergreen Place, Ruby Tuesday's, and Rural King.
Drop-off locations in Farmersville include Bank and Trust Company, and Boston Chapel Christian Church. In Raymond: Dollar General, and First National Bank.
Toys may also be dropped off in Nokomis at Dollar General; in Coffeen at Dollar General; or in Panama at Nu Way Deli.
The Marines are also taking applications on-line at toysfortots.org then go to request a toy, Illinois, Macoupin County–S, and then fill out the application. Donations may also be made at toysfortots.org.