City of Toledo workers purchase hundreds of toys to give to LCCS

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Thursday is WTOL 11’s Gift of Joy Toy Drive, where all the toys from babies up to teenagers in the care of Lucas County Children Services will get gifts donated during the event.

One of the biggest donors for the drive is a group of city of Toledo employees who practically plan all year for this one event. WTOL 11 followed them on the shopping trip before the big day.

Paul Cooper and Michael Kimble have been collecting toys, and donations for toys, for nearly 10 years. The pair said this Christmas they have $3,000 to purchase as many toys as they can. On their shopping excursion, Kimble brought his eight-year-old grandson, Aiden Garrett, to Ollie’s Bargain Outlet to help them shop.

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