Pizza Hut of Rockland, will give a free pizza certificates to customers who donate a new and unwrapped toy to Toys for Tots, for distribution to local children. The toy drive at Pizza Hut starts on Sunday, Oct. 23 and lasts until the 150 free pizza certificates are gone. Enjoy a delicious meal and do good for the community at the same time.

“We are thrilled Pizza Hut has partnered with us to bring the joy of the holidays to local kids,” said Richard Vargas, Toys for Tots coordinator. Additional donation boxes will be available at locations across Knox and Waldo counties starting Nov. 1. For donations or toy requests call Richard Vargas at 354-6282 or email

This year, Toys for Tots is operating from the Nativity Lutheran Church in Rockport, who has donated the space. Donations and toy pick up at the church will be made by appointment only.

Toys for Tots of Knox and Waldo would like to thank all of sponsors for their support: Pizza Hut of Rockland, Nativity Lutheran Church, Applebee’s of Thomaston and Rock City Motorcycles. The Midcoast Detachment of the Marine Corps League has supported the Toys for Tots initiative for many years- if interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor please call Richard Vargas at 354-6282.