The Van Zandt County Sheriff's Employee's Association will once again host their annual toy drive for children in Van Zandt County and are asking for help.

Donations of new toys, winter coats and canned goods are needed. County officials say thereĀ is a high volume of families in need this year.

Items may be dropped off at the lobby of the Sheriff's Office or at the Canton Herald office located at 103 East Tyler Street in Canton. Monetary donations for the toy drive are also being accepted and can be mailed to P.O. Box 1286 Canton, Tx 75103.