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Toys for Tots drive kickoff

Toys For Tots preparations in Laramie County
Toys For Tots preparations in Laramie County(Allison Baker)
Published: Nov. 17, 2020 at 9:38 PM CST
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Well as you know The Holidays will look much different in 2020, however many toy drives are still taking place amid another potential shutdown.

Coming up this weekend The Toys for Tots Drive of Laramie County will be set up at several locations throughout town. However, due to certain restrictions, there are challenges that lie ahead for the annual toy drive.

“This year is filled with obstacles with the collection process and with some of our businesses not being open to the public to collect toys, so it’s a little bit difficult for all of us but we’re going to make it this year. We have a great community,” Toys for Tots of Laramie County, Coordinator, Wendi Henderson said.

It’s been reported that over 450 families will be receiving Christmas presents from the initiative, Henderson says, that’s roughly 4500 kids on the list to receive gifts during the holiday.

For people looking to donate the toys for tots gets underway this weekend at the Menard’s location in Cheyenne.

Toys for Tots accepting Christmas requests and donations
Toys for Tots accepting Christmas requests and donations(Allison Baker)

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