More than 2,000 Area Kids Had a More Cheerful Holiday

Volunteers donated, wrapped and delivered 6,000 toys this year for the Kent firefighters annual Toys for Joy toy drive.Thanks to the Kent Regional Fire Authority, Firefighters Local 1747, the Kent Firefighters Foundation and generous donors, more than 2,000 children received more than 6,000 gifts in the Kent, Covington and SeaTac area this Christmas through the Toys for Joy program. In addition to the donated toys, more than 200 pounds of food were also donated.

Kent RFA, Firefighters Local 1747 and the Kent Firefighters Foundation want to thank everyone who donated, wrapped and delivered gifts this year with a special thank you to the following companies:

  • Reddaway Trucking for the semi-truck and trailer used to store and transport the gifts
  • Door to Door Storage of Kent for providing storage pods
  • Bowen Scarff Ford Lincoln for a generous donation

For more than 20 years, Toys for Joy has worked with the community to collect, wrap and deliver toys to area food banks so families in need could have a more cheerful holiday. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

Dana Neuts

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