LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Toys for Tots coordinator Brian Crews and the rest of the Marine Corps reserves are ready to spread the Christmas joy to children across Angelina and Trinity Counties.
The group kicked off their annual campaign Monday night at the Brookshire Brother's Gaslight location. One-hundred percent of the toys and cash collected will go back to children in Angelina and Trinity Counties. Last year the group handed out toys to an estimated 3,000 children. Each child got about 6 toys.
"Due to the economic times it appears we are going to have more children signing up this year to request our assistance," Crews said. "It is hard to tell how many gifts we need to get hut we always try to give more than the year we did before. Every child that comes to us in need will get a toy this year."
Donation bins will be sat out at multiple businesses around the county. For more information, click here.