|Sheriff's Holiday Toy Drive Concludes|
“This year we mark the 20th anniversary of our toy drive,” noted Sheriff Armando Fontoura. “As we close out the year with our annual toy drive and Thanksgiving Food Drive, we commend our officers, civilian staff and our private sector partners for their continued generosity, especially in light of our troubled economy.”
Once again, sheriff’s officers and their partners contributed more than 2,000 high quality toys to the cause. Additionally, winter coats, boots, gloves, scarves and hats were provided to needy children.
Sheriff Fontoura and his officers also delivered a large amount of food to local soup kitchens for winter meals for the homeless and unemployed.
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