Toys for Tots

Rotary Club of Buffalo Toys For Tots
Toys for Tots Coordinator Jean Carlson

We provide toys for families in the cities of Buffalo and Montrose only.  Distribution Day for toys for 2017 will be on Saturday, December 16, 2017.  


Applications will be received November 1st – December 8th. Applications should be mailed to:  Buffalo Rotary Toys For Tots, PO Box 501, Buffalo, MN 55313

Applications are available at the following locations:

  • Buffalo Food Shelf
  • Wright County Human Services
  • Buffalo Chamber of Commerce
Applications may also be submitted electronically through this website.Verification/Documentation for Distribution Day

This year we will, again, be very strictly be enforcing the requirement that parents present ORIGINAL (not photocopy) birth certificate or a CURRENT YEAR school photo identification for each child, as well as identification card for the parent (and if the identification card does not have a Buffalo or Montrose address, a current utility bill with a Buffalo or Montrose address).  Toys will not be provided if this information is not brought with on registration day.


Cash donations are very much appreciated and may be made via this website or by mailing a check to Buffalo Rotary Toys for Tots, P.O. Box 501, Buffalo, MN 55313. Any donations that you make through this local Rotary Club of Buffalo Toys For Tots website will stay local and will be used to purchase a toy for a child in Buffalo or Montrose.

Toy donations (new and unwrapped) may be made at any of the drop boxes located throughout the Buffalo and Montrose community (availabale approximately mid-November – mid-December).

Items Needed At The Food Shelf

The Buffalo Food Shelf is always in need of the following items:
-Cereal that kids like
-Tooth paste. Not travel size
-Misc. hygiene items
You can donate individually or email [email protected] to find out how to do a drive. As always we are so grateful for your help!

Green Bean Open: Success

Green Bean Open benefiting the Buffalo Food Shelf:

The Buffalo Food Shelf held the 11th Annual Green Bean Open on Monday, July 27, 2015.  We had 84 golfers take part in our event and the Food Shelf would like to thank all of the Sponsors, Players and Volunteers who made this year’s event a huge success.  We look forward to seeing everyone in 2016.
THANK YOU to our 2015 Sponsors!  We could not host this tournament without your support.