Cahuilla Casino donates to KOA toy drive

Daniel Salgado, chairman of the Cahuilla Tribal Council, left, Santa and Russell Kitchen of Kids of Anza celebrate the collection of many toys donated for needy children by the Cahuilla Casino Monday, Dec. 21. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
After weeks of collecting new toys for the Kids of Anza toy drive, Daniel Salgado, chairman of the Cahuilla Tribal Council, and Santa Claus presented the gifts to Russell Kitchen and Susie Rodriguez of KOA Monday, Dec. 21. The Cahuilla Casino collected the new toys through a special promotion at the casino. “We want to thank Cahuilla Casino and their employees for the toy drive held on behalf of the KOA, along with the businesses in town that allowed us to place donation boxes and Christina James with From the Heart Women’s Ministries for their donations,” Kitchen said. He honored two members of KOA, Rodriguez and Niel Fredberg, for their work in 2020. “I would also like to recognize Susie Rodriguez as KOA E
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