Orange County

Crayola and the U.S. Marines team up to help Toys for Tots

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A few lucky kids had the chance to brighten up their holidays with a colorful shopping spree courtesy of Crayola and the U.S. Marines.

Last week, three Central Florida kids took part in the Crayola Experience Orlando’s “64 Seconds of Color” shopping spree benefiting Toys for Tots.

With help from the U.S. Marines, who acted as a “shopping cart,” the kids had just over a minute to dash through The Crayola Store and collect as many toys as the Marines could carry.

Four-year-old Ava Guinn of Orlando, 4-year-old Zoe Rodriguez of St. Cloud, and 8-year-old Luca Ferratusco of Orlando were chosen randomly after entering a raffle.

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At the end of the dash, the children were able to keep whatever products they collected with their Marine partners.

According to a new release, The Crayola Experience then matched the collected toys and donated them to Toys for Tots Orlando Orange County for this holiday season.

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