HIGHLAND | Kempo Jujutsu Martial Arts Academy and the nonprofit Becoming We the People are seeking new and gently used toys for their fifth annual toy drive running through Dec. 18.

Drop-off locations include Kempo Jujutsu, 8929 Indianapolis Blvd., Highland; Edward Jones, 8415 Kennedy Ave., Highland; Krooswyk Trucking & Excavating, 9731 Indianapolis Blvd., Highland; Family Eye Care, 8417 Kennedy Ave., Highland; McInnis Auto, 1901 U.S. 41, Schererville; Dairy Queen, 1084 Joliet St., Dyer; Cavalier Inn, 735 Gostlin St., Hammond; Healthy Horizons, 7034 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond; Hobart Karate 517 E. Third St.; Family Eye Care, 1820 E. Columbus Drive, East Chicago; Central District Organizing Project, 2452 Massachusetts St., Gary; Century 21 McCarthy Realty, 9525 Wicker Ave., St. John; The Steeple Gallery, 11107 Thiel St., St. John; Pine Tree Martial Arts Center, 9722 Industrial Drive, St. John; Robert Plantz & Associates, 8501 Georgia St., Merrillville; Spill the Beans, 7992 Broadway, Merrillville; Jelly Pancake House, 399 E. Lincoln Highway, Merrillville; Alice’s Garden Toy Boutique, 206 S. Calumet Ave., Suite B, Chesterton; and Beggar’s Pizza, 3524 Ridge Road, Lansing.

For information, email info@kjmalearning.com or call (219) 838-9875 and ask for Jordan Hestermann.

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