Kissimmee police share in the Christmas spirit with donation to Toys for Tots

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — There is still time to help make Christmas a little brighter for children in need.

On Monday, members of the Kissimmee Police Department donated over $1,000 worth of toys to the Toys for Tots program.

Each year beginning in November, the department raises money for various charities.

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Kissimmee police chief Jeff O’Dell said his team is thrilled to be helping the community.

“Our men and women throughout the entire department look forward to this every year and look forward to being a-part of giving back to the community,” he said.

Toys for Tots is still collecting toys and still needs help to fill dozens of empty boxes.

Toys for Tots: Time’s running out to help families in need this holiday season

You can drop off an unwrapped toy at many locations, including the WFTV studios at 490 East South Street in downtown Orlando, through Dec.15 or you can buy a gift online.

More information on Toys for Tots and how you can help can be found here.

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Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.