Overhead Door Co. of Northwest Indiana is holding two charity events this holiday season, a Christmas toy drive and a Thanksgiving food drive. The toys will be donated to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Henry P. Fielder Elementary School in Merrillville, Ind.. Food donations will benefit the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.
The company will accept new or lightly used unwrapped toys as well as food donations at its main office at 7136 Broadway in Merrillville, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Overhead Door will also accept toys at its Valparaiso, Ind., office at 858 W. Lincolnway, Monday through Friday from 1-5 p.m.
The Food Bank requests canned vegetables, fruits and meats, oatmeal, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, and pasta. Food donations will be accepted until Nov. 27; toy donations until Dec. 18.
Family-owned and operated for more than 30 years, Overhead Door Co. of Northwest Indiana provides garage door installation and repairs, and access-control services for commercial and residential applications.