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"Bears That Care" Toy Drive Collecting Donations in Easton



EASTON, Md. - Maryland State Police Easton Barrack, along with the Trappe Police Department will hold the annual "Bears That Care" Toy Drive again this holiday season.

According to MSP Easton, last year's toy drive helped over 150 families and 450 children to have a happy holiday. Along with helping families out, Easton police also donated toys to children at local churches and the Easton Memorial Pediatric ward.

The 2013 toy drive has already begun accepting donations. Police will collect new and unwrapped toys, jackets and gloves for local children whose families are in need this Christmas until December 23. Donations will be accepted 24 hours a day at the Easton Barrack, located at 7053 Ocean Gateway. 

Applications for donation recipients can be picked up on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Easton Barrack. All applications have to be completed and returned by Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for approval.

If you have questions, you can contact Michelle Webster or Debbie Hartness at (410)819-4747, or Kari Diefenderer at (410)463-1150


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