LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack of the Maryland State Police have teamed up with the Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy to help families in need.

From now through December 20, they are collecting donations to make sure kids in SOMD have a happy holiday season.

You can drop off your donation of new, unwrapped items at the Leonardtown Barrack Lobby at 23200 Leonard Hall Drive. If you have gift cards, make sure to give them to the to the duty officer at the front desk. The door is locked due to COVID, so you will need to ring the bell to be buzzed in.

On the wish list for this year are:

  • Puzzles
  • Books
  • Board Games 
  • Dolls & Barbie’s 
  • Action Figures 
  • Blocks & Legos 
  • Cars, Trucks or Trains
  • Educational Toys 
  • Craft Kits 
  • Remote control vehicles 
  • Coloring Books & Crayons
  • Sports balls 
  • Skateboards 
  • Headphones 
  • Hats, Scarves and Gloves 
  • Warm Throw Blankets 
  • Gift cards to Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Food Lion, Weis, McKay’s or Giant.