Guardian ad Litem seeks toys for abused, abandoned and neglected children


This holiday season, inspire your organization or community to sponsor abused, abandoned and neglected children. Donate new unwrapped toys, clothes or gift cards for children assigned to the Guardian ad Litem program.

Interested businesses and individual volunteers can contact the Guardian ad Litem 5th Judicial Circuit’s Lake County office, located at 418 W. Alfred St., Tavares, to request children’s wish cards. Register or coordinate a drop off with Denise Smith at 352-343-2736 or
All donations must be received by December 14, 2020.

The mission of the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program is to promote and protect the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings through advocacy efforts of trained volunteers. The 5th Circuit GAL Program serves Lake, Sumter, Hernando, Citrus, and Marion counties. For more information, visit