The Pirate Toy Drive returns next week (11/30-12/5) at different locations but there are some changes this year because of Covid. Gary Smith, better known as Gary The Happy Pirate who started the Pirate Toy Fund, retired–Otto Harnishfeger is the new Executive Director. Throughout the week Gary the Happy Pirate, Rebecca Leclair, and special guests will collect new, unwrapped toys from the around the community. Toys may also be dropped off at any Rochester-area Wegmans Food Market. There is also a virtual toy box with a wish list at piratetoyfund.org
The Pirate Toy Fund has distributed over 250,000 toys to sick and needy children in our area since 1995.