Monday, December 28, 2020

Mariposas Extends Holiday Toy Drive

Posted By on Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 10:08 AM

Mariposas Collective is extending collection for their annual toy drive until the end of the year. They are working in conjunction with the Cooper-Young Community Association and Memphis Made to serve about 150 kids and 30 babies. The group wants to ensure they collect enough toys for all of the children to receive a gift for Three Kings Day, on Jan 6, 2021.

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Mariposas is a grassroots organization that provides relief for asylum seekers passing through Memphis via Greyhound buses. They provide shoes, toiletries and non-perishable foods throughout the year to those traveling.


People can bring unwrapped gifts for children ages 1-12 and drop them off at Memphis Made or Mariposas during the days/times listed below.

Memphis Made is at 761 Cooper Street, and Mariposas Collective is located in First Congregational Church at 1000 Cooper. 




Memphis Made (business hours):

Wednesday, 4-7 p.m.

Thursday, 4-7 p.m.

Friday, 4-10 p.m.

Saturday, 1-10 p.m.

Sunday, 1-7 p.m.


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