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NYPD holds its largest toy drive ever despite COVID pandemic

NYPD holds its largest toy drive ever despite COVID pandemic
The NYPD is celebrating its biggest toy drive ever this year, with almost 100,000 toys collected for needy children, officials said Tuesday.

“It was a massive undertaking,” NYPD Community Affairs Bureau Chief Jeffrey Maddrey said as he stood inside the department’s “warehouse of toys.Most Read The department is changing up its distribution plan this year because of the still-spreading virus, said Maddrey.“They’re going to churches and shelters and community organizations and make sure that they will go to the children,” Maddrey said.Parents who want to gift children with donated toys can reach out to the NYPD Community Affairs department on social media, said Maddrey.

The NYPD toy drive was organized in collaboration with the First Responders Children’s Foundation, the NYPD Foundation, the U.The NYPD is celebrating its biggest toy drive ever this year, with almost 100,000 toys collected for needy children, officials said Tuesday.

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