Kids of Anza hosts toy drive

For the 2020 toy drive, Kids of Anza is focusing on cash and card donations instead of new, unwrapped toys. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Kids of Anza is holding a toy drive to benefit local children at Christmas. Russell Kitchen, Susie Rodriguez, and Neil Fredberg of KOA are encouraging donors to give cash and cards instead of new toys this year.Two collection boxes located at the Variety Store and the Soil Kitchen, but those donations have been slow, Rodriguez said.“We have always been short on gifts for teenagers and this year is no exception,” she said. “With the cash donations, Russell and I could go down and pick up toys for age groups that we may be short on. I appreciate every donation and want to thank the Cahuilla Casino and Mr. Happy’s Mercantile for the donation of the collection boxes.”“We are asking for cash donations, and a receipt for your donation will be available at the Soil Kitchen
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