You can make a difference for a family in the Rockford region with Q98.5 and Lou Bachrodt's 12 Hours of Salvation Toy Drive.

Help Rescue Christmas for Families in the Stateline

From 7 am to 7 pm on Friday, December 1 at the Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall (7070 Cherryvale N. Blvd) it's our annual toy drive to benefit kids here in the 815 and 608.

We enter our 26th year with the Salvation Army and Lou Bachrodt making it our "collective mission to make sure every child has a gift to open come Christmas Day."

How to Support the 12 Hours of Salvation Toy Drive

You can drop off new, unwrapped toys at Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall anytime between now and December 1 to be included in our toy drive.

Every bit counts as we aim to bring in more toys than ever before! Your donation is sure to put a smile on a child's face who otherwise might not have a gift to unwrap this holiday season.

Illinois Machine Shed has a barrel set up at their location where you can drop off new and unwrapped toys for our 12 Hours of Salvation Toy Drive. Illinois Machine Shed is located at 7475 E. State St.
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If you shop online, you can order a gift and have it shipped directly to Lou Bachrodt for the toy drive. Just have it shipped to:

  • Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall
  • Attn: Tracy Beyer
  • 7070 Cherryvale N. Blvd
  • Rockford, IL 61112

No worries if you don't have time to shop but want to support the toy drive. Just CLICK HERE to access the Salvation Army Virtual Kettle to make a financial gift.

Mark your calendar for December 1 to stop by and see the giant Christmas tree surrounded by the thousands of donated toys.

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