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Griz Toy Drive Brings In $3,000 and Toys For Local Children

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The Griz for Kidz Toy Drive was a success this weekend, raising more than $3,000, and hundreds of toys to donate to local children this holiday season.

Monday night, volunteers started sorting all the toys collected at Saturday's toy drive.

The donations will go to various agencies around town, like Mountain Home Montana, Big Brothers Big Sisters, or Watson's Children Shelter to be handed out to kids.

"This year we've gotten calls from as far as Superior, saying 'if you have any toys left over from your drive, will you consider helping out our local drive?' so I think after years of a recession, and the affect it's had on employment around Western Montana, I think there's a big need.

For anyone who missed the game this weekend, Griz players will be at the University Bookstore Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. accepting unwrapped toys. You can also make a donation to Mountain of Giving Toy Drive at any Missoula Federal Credit Union Office. You can also send or drop off toys at Mountain Broadcasting, located at 725 Strand Ave, Missoula, Mt 59801. 

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