Enroll now for 2017 Christmas toy programs

Heads up…anyone who is seeking help in obtaining toys for their kid(s) during the 2017 Christmas season should be sure to seek out and/or apply for assistance now. Almost every single program launches at some point in September 2017 or right after. Whether it is the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots, Angel Tree, Adopt a Family, a free food box, or some other service, applications are accepted now.

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40.6 million Americans live in poverty as of December 2016

While the poverty rate is down to 12.7 percent at the end of 2016 (this is a decrease from 15.1% in 2010) there are still over 40 million Americans that fall into this category. That is tens of millions of people that live under the federal government established poverty levels. This includes millions of senior citizens, children, and vulnerable individuals as well.

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Expected top selling Christmas toys for 2017

The list below in compiled from data released by both Wal-Mart, survey firm Argus as well as other top retailers including amazon What it does is it shows what toys are expected to be top sellers this upcoming Christmas season. While it is impossible to know exactly what will or won’t sell during the 2017 shopping season, this is the best “guess” from the various retailers using consumer data as well as surveys.

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