Death Wish Coffee + Toys for Toga 2021

By Megan Dority — / The Biz

What is Toys for Toga?

Toys for Toga is a toy drive and fundraising effort hosted by local businesses in the Saratoga Community to ensure children in the community have the best holiday season possible. 

"Since 2015, in partnership with Toys for Toga, Death Wish Coffee has collected over 6,000 toys for the children of Saratoga County." — John Swedish, director of strategic engagement and partnerships

The 9th annual Toys for Toga drive includes DeCresente Distributing Company, Druthers Brewing Company and many more local businesses. All the money raised and toys donated are then divided equally among Franklin Community Center, CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services and Mechanicville Area Community Services. 

A red Christmas tree in the center of Death Wish's retail shop with toys for toga scattered below it.

How Can You Help? 

From November 1 through December 6, 2021, we will be accepting donations of new and unwrapped toys at our HQ + Retail Shop. The first 1,000 people who donate toys will receive a free 1-lb. bag of Death Wish Coffee. Additionally, those who stop by to donate will also be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Death Wish Coffee prize basked valued at $500.

"We're so excited to welcome people into the retail shop and see how many toys we can collect this year to support our community." — Angie Bailey, retail manager

Where + When Can You Donate?

Anyone interested in donating new, unwrapped toys can drop them off at our HQ + Retail Shop during normal shop hours. 

Death Wish Coffee HQ
260 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Hours:

  • Monday-Saturday: 11am-6pm
  • Sunday: 11am-5pm

"Those who stop in will have the chance to score a free bag of coffee, sample our latest coffee blends and help support a cause we care deeply about." —Angie Bailey, retail manager

This is the sixth year in a row Death Wish Coffee has participated in Toys for Toga. With the support of the community, we're hoping to collect over 1,500 toys this year that will be donated to local children.

For those who want to support Toys for Toga but may not live locally, donations can be made via GoFundMe.

 

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