Marines happily loaded a truck full of toys donated by employees.
DFS EMPLOYEES DONATE MORE THAN 1,000 TOYS TO BIG BEND ‘TOYS FOR TOTS’
Bicycles, games, teddy
bears, dolls, and an assortment of toy trucks and cars were part of the pile
of more than 1,000 toys that employees of the Department of Financial
Services contributed this year to the Big Bend area Toys for Tots, a program
that distributes toys to less-fortunate children throughout North Florida.
The mission of the U.S.
Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys
during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as
Christmas gifts to needy children. For more information about the program,
The skyline for December is downtown
Gainesville, featuring the Hippodrome Theater, originally the post office.