Help spread joy by supporting the Holiday Toy Drive

This notice appeared in the Weekly Phoenix between November 26, 2019 and December 9, 2019.

November 5, 2019

President Randy Avent and Chief Richard Holland are leading a toy drive for the children who are spending the holidays in the hospital at Lakeland Regional Health. Click the video below for details and a few laughs.


Toys must be unwrapped. For guidelines from Lakeland Regional and a full list of recommended toys, click here (make sure to scroll down).

Please, drop-off your toy donations from Nov. 6 to Dec. 13 in the following locations:

  • Main Campus: Office of the President or Florida Poly Police Headquarters
  • Florida Poly South: Bethellen Reinert’s office
  • FIPR: Lisa Thomson’s office

You can also bring your donation to the Wellness Center on Dec. 13 from 1-3 p.m. We’ll be celebrating with cookies and hot cocoa before delivering the toys to Lakeland Regional.

For more information or questions, contact Michele Rush.