In August, 2016, parts of southern Louisiana and Mississippi were hit with record rainfall rates that caused severe flooding. Many residents had their homes flooded and lives destroyed by this storm. Randy Shoemaker, a ToyMakers volunteer since 2007, found out through his wife, Jennifer Shoemaker, that Humana, a leading health and well-being company and where […]
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The “elves” over at Toy Makers Enjoy crafting each toy That helps make things go smoother For each special girl or boy! It takes great care to turn wood blocks Into cars, boats, ducks or bunnies, With materials donated from generous places, It doesn’t cost much money! Each step taken to form each […]
Wayne Gable presented a custom drill press accessory cabinet to Toymakers of East Lake on July 2nd. The cabinet features three large drawers and is secured to the drill press support post. Wayne plans to make more of these cabinets to accompany our other drill presses. Thank you Wayne!
A young man called JP (Ridenour, Jr.) who comes to Toymakers donated his bike which he had outgrown. JP helped Trevor repair the bike and then accompanied Trevor on a delivery of 14 children’s bikes to Next Level Church in Holiday. JP was excited to deliver his own bike to the church, meet one of […]
Today Bob Helms congratulated Mira Rajani, a student board member and Chair of the Grant Committee, for her work in winning a significant grant for the Toymakers of East Lake from the Dana B. Fancher Foundation. Mira is one of two students elected to the board of directors and was just re-elected for a second […]