Toys for Tots South Brevard is looking for a warehouse to store toys this season

Video: Toys for Tots in Brevard County looking for a new location for their warehouse

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Toys for Tots South Brevard is gearing up for the Christmas season, but they already have something big on their wish list.

Organizers say they need a warehouse to collect and sort through the toys that will be collected for this year’s distribution.

In just a couple of weeks, Toys for Tots South Brevard will open registration for families.

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However, this year the nonprofit itself is in need of help.

“Right now the biggest need is finding a location for our warehouse,” said Max Nissenbaum, the coordinator for Toys for Tots South Brevard.

Last year, the organization helped over 3,400 families. This year, Nissenbaum anticipates a greater need because of the pandemic.

“Christmas is just another thing that will be harder for them and it shouldn’t be,” Nissenbuam said. “I want to make that easier for everyone.”

The coronavirus is likely to complicate the collection and distribution of toys, but Toys for Tots South Brevard said the remain hopeful that someone in the community will donated a suitable warehouse space.

Nissenbaum said, “I’m from this area born and raised, so going out, being a Marine and coming back, and being able to do something positive -- that’s what I live for.”