Morning Pointe Collects Samaritan Center "Toys For Teens" Donations

Monday, November 27, 2017

Morning Pointe Senior Living has partnered with the Samaritan Center to help make Christmas magical for local teens. Donations will be accepted in Samaritan Center barrels in the lobbies at five Morning Pointe communities across the Chattanooga area. The toy drive will run through Dec. 10.
Items needed:
• Basketballs, soccer balls, footballs
• Bibles
• Board Games
• Comforter sets
• Cute wallets
• Devotionals
• Fitness trackers
• Fuji instant camera with film
• Fuzzy socks
• Gift cards
• Guy wallets
• Karaoke wireless microphone
• Keyboards
• Lego technic race kart
• Manicure sets
• Nail polish
• Quadcopter drone
• Portable Bluetooth speakers
• Puzzle books, Sudoku
• Teen coats
• Teen coloring books
• Teen/tween bikes with helmets
For more information, or to make a location, contact or visit a local Morning Pointe community.

Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford
7719 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 296-0097
Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove
9650 Leyland Dr.
Collegedale, TN 37363
(423) 396-6999
Morning Pointe of Hixson
5501 Old Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 847-1370
The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Chattanooga
7620 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(423) 551-4190
The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer's Center of Excellence, Collegedale
9300 Messinger Lane
Ooltewah, TN 37363
(423) 396-4700

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