Donations down during Toys for Tots


MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. –

Organizers of a large fondle giveaway in Miami Gardens contend there might be no toys this holiday since donations for “Toys for Tots” are down this year.

Eleven-year-old Jerimiah Hill’s mom sealed her 4 children adult to get dual toys any during a giveaway orderly by a non-profit “A Child’s First Impression,” that advantages a hardship families of 800 Miami-Dade and Broward children.

“It creates me feel bad,” Jerimiah said.

Now a Dec. 17 eventuality during Buccaneer Park and a Betty T. Ferguson Complex is in jeopardy.

“My heart is broken,” Organizer Shataria Bridge-Moss said.

She perceived a minute from “Toys for Tots” in Sep revelation her she had been authorized for hundreds of toys. But days before a eventuality she wouldn’t be means to collect them up.

“They were not means to fill my sequence they had to debate me since of miss of donations,” Bridge-Moss said.

“What am we going to do? This was my final resort,” Tameika Prothero, a infirm mom of 4 said. “Hopefully something comes through. If not it’s devise B—have Christmas a small bit later.”

If we would like to help, revisit a “Toys for Tots” homepage for Miami-Dade County.

The county’s domicile is in Hialeah.