The Marine Corps League Elgin Detachment 077 in partnership with Kyuki-Do Martial Arts of Elgin (KMA) has designated KMA, located at 792 S. McLean Blvd, as a designated Toys for Tots drop-off center.
New unwrapped toys will be accepted until December 7th at KMA, Kim's Black Belt Academy or Fusion Fitness Mixed Martial Arts. The academies are available for drop-offs Monday thru Thursday from 4 pm until 9 pm and Saturday from 9 am until 3 pm. To make a donation, checks payable to Marine Corps League Elgin Detachment 077 (Toys for Tots) can be mailed to Kim's Black Belt Academy, 5 South Spring Street, Elgin, IL 60120.
On the final day of the toy drive, KMA will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa. Families making donations between 9 am and 11 am on December 7th will be treated to an appearance by (including pictures with) Santa, refreshments, door prizes and self-defense workshops. Door prizes will include 2 months of Martial Arts Training ($345 Value) or a Martial Arts Birthday Party ($195 Value).Kim's Black Belt Academy has been a part of the Elgin community for 45 years and we appreciate the opportunity to take a leadership role in a worthwhile endeavor such as this." mentions Rick Steinmaier, the Chief Instructor of the academy. Families interested in Breakfast with Santa can obtain more information by calling at 888-250-8555, visiting the Academy or on the website www.BuildConfidentKids.com.