The fourth annual Jackson County EMS “Fill My Ambulance Toy Drive” begins (today) Friday, Dec. 6, during the Sandyville Senior Center Auction. The following Friday, Dec. 13, JCEMS will be collecting toys during the monthly auction at the Green Center in Kenna. The toy drive will conclude on Saturday, Dec. 14, when JCEMS will be collecting toys at the Ripley Wal-Mart, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The toy drive is an event that collects new, unwrapped toys, to be distributed throughout Jackson County for those in need. It is held in cooperation with the Southern Jackson County Community Foundation, Ripley Rotary Club, and the Jackson County Community Foundation.