Updated: January 11, 2013 6:08AM
Toy drive: Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana seeks donations for a Christmas toy drive. Collected items go to Toys for Tots of Lake County and to Fieler Elementary School. Drop off new or lightly-used toys from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 21 at the company’s showroom, 7136 Broadway. Call 738-2929 for information.
Tax aides sought: Orientation for new AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers is being held from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Schererville Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St. Volunteers prepare free tax returns for seniors and low- and moderate-income taxpayers at several sites in Lake and Porter counties. To volunteer, sign up at aarp.org/taxaide or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toy drive: A Christmas toy drive benefitting St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home is being held at Jim Jacobsen State Farm, 2137 Hart St. Toys should be new in original packaging and unwrapped. They may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Donors have a chance to win a Strack & Van Til gift card. Call 322-7819 for more information.