Photos and video: Truckload of toys donated, delivered to Duluth Salvation Army
Employees and volunteers with Mid-State Truck Service location in Duluth spent Thursday evening, Dec. 2, 2021, shopping at Fleet Farm in Hermantown as part of Truckers for Tots, which supports the Toys for Tots program. More than $11,000 worth of toys were purchased, put into approximately 40 large shopping bags and loaded into a semitrailer truck. On Friday morning, Dec. 3, the truck stopped by the Duluth Salvation Army to deliver the donation. The toys will be given to families in need during the Duluth Salvation Army's Christmas assistance distribution week Dec. 20-23 with toys handed out Dec. 21-23. Mid-State Truck Service plans to exceed $50,000 worth of toy donations to the communities it serves in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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