If you’re looking for a way to help some less fortunate Erie-area children and adults have a brighter Christmas, the branches of the YMCA of Greater Erie currently have a number of gift drives ongoing:
The County Y Community Giving Tree, Nov. 29-Dec. 23: Pick a snowman tag off the Giving Tree located in the lobby, 12285 YMCA Drive, Edinboro, and return the purchased gift unwrapped to the collection bin also located in the lobby.
The Downtown Y Mercy Center For Women Gift Collection, now through Dec. 6: Pick a gift tag off the Giving Tree located in the lobby, 31 W. 10th St., and return the purchased gift unwrapped to the collection bin also located in the lobby.
The Eastside Y Toys For Tots Gift Collection, now through Nov. 30: Donate an unwrapped gift to the Toys for Tots collection bin located in the lobby, 2101 Nagle Road.
The Glenwood Y Shining Stars Giving Tree For The St. Martin Center, now through Dec. 16: Pick a star off the Giving Tree in the lobby, 3727 Cherry St., and return the purchased gift, unwrapped, to the collection bin in the lobby.
For more information, contact Victoria Stilson at 452-3261, Ext. 240 or email@example.com.