Smiles from Myles toy drive set for Saturday at Knights of Columbus

Smiles for Myles

Courtney and Brandon Grant hold a photo of their son, Myles, who died Oct. 13, 2021. The Grants have created Smiles for Myles, a program that donates new toys to be given to patients at local hospitals and clinics. | File photo by David Adam

QUINCY — Smiles from Myles will host its third birthday toy drive from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at the Knights of Columbus, 700 S. 36th.

Featured activities will be a bounce house, kiddie games, train rides and an appearance by the Easter bunny. The Quincy Children’s Museum will be there. Donations accepted are new toys for all ages 0-17 years old, cash and checks.

Smiles from Myles is a local program created by Brandon and Courtney Grant to honor their son who passed away from hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in 2020. The family collects new toys and donates them to local hospitals, clinics and people going through a rough time.

For more information, contact Brandon at 217-440-8785, Courtney at 217-242-1591 or Smiles from Myles on Facebook.

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