Richland Outreach buys previous Toy Time setting up for rec centre

Santa, also known as volunteer Charlie Justice, Saturday helped to deliver Christmas gifts to 390 children who come to the Richland Outreach Center, now located at their new home in the former Toy Time building at 280 N. Diamond St.

MANSFIELD – The Richland Outreach Center has a new dwelling, and Saturday volunteers were being offering Christmas gifts to 390 Richland County youth with the help of Santa, The Grinch and numerous volunteers.

Tara Carney, founder and govt director with Richland Outreach Center, mentioned the nonprofit agency’s new developing to house its recreation center was obtained previously this year.

For a long time the site served as dwelling to Toy Time. The two-tale building is likely to be remodeled, and plans are for it to be completely ready for little ones of all ages to use this summer, when COVID-19 social accumulating restrictions are hopefully lifted.

Since the standard Cookies with Santa event could not be held in man or woman this thirty day period with COVID-19 recommendations, the company stated the kids who were signed up would get their presents delivered, or in some situations, picked up by their mothers and fathers.