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Toys for Tots Wraps Up

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With Christmas just over a week away, it's crunch time for the volunteers of Toys for Tots, as they fill boxes of toys for kids in need.

Coordinators have received lists of children, noting their age, gender, and maybe even a few requests. After sorting through donated toys, they set about boxing them up for delivery to the parents. Volunteers says some of the best moments are seeing the reactions from parents.

"When we've given them the boxes of the toys we've collected for them at dispersement, it's brought tears to their eyes. Which brings tears to our eyes. Sometimes the only way the kids can get a bicycle is from us," said Keith Gerhardt.

If you still want to make a donation, there's still time - you can drop off donations at a few remaining boxes or at their warehouse.

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