Hagley Museum begins toy drive for Wilmington shelter

Wilmington’s Sunday Breakfast Mission is looking for donations of toys for children at its shelter and in the community – and Hagley Museum is trying to help.

Hagley Museum and Library has begun a collection drive this holiday season for the Sunday Breakfast Mission, which serves homeless, impoverished and addicted individuals.  Visitors are encouraged to bring donations of new, unwrapped toys to the visitors center during operating hours.  To show its appreciation to the community, Hagley offers free admission to children 14 and under for the rest of December and on January 1st, 2012.  “This partnership marks the return to tradition and fulfilling a deep level of mission,” says Hagley Executive Director Geoff Halfpenny. “The du Pont Family has a long history of philanthropy in our community and we are proud to continue it.”  The museum and library currently present “Christmas at Hagley.”

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