Christmas toy charities still in need of donations

Christmas toy charities still in need of donations

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Randall Jeppesen, KSL NewsradioSeveral charitable organizations around the nation say all the toy recalls this year are putting a strain on their work. Is there similar affect being felt in Utah?

At the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center at Fort Douglas they're sorting out all the "Toys for Tots" donations.

Sgt. Tim Cooper says they'll be checking these toys three times to make sure none of them are on this year's, or past years', recalled toys lists.

Cooper says they really do need more toys. "Our funds are getting depleted because I've used almost every penny to buy toys for the kids here, and we're still short," he said.

He says he can't say whether or not the recalls played any part in getting fewer donations but is hopeful more people step forward and help out.

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