The holiday season for hundreds of children will be brighter thanks to the efforts of New York State police Troop K.

Thanks to the efforts of Maj. Robert M. Nuzzo, officers, and staff working together a toy drive to benefit the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots effort and brought in a total of 434 toys which will be given to those in need.

Toys were collected thanks to donations from local businesses, residents, and employees of the department among others. To learn more about Toys for Tots, check out their website.

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