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WHUR Collects 1,200 Toys

Topic: Children’s Issues
Posted on 12/14/2019

Howard University’s WHUR-FM Washington, D.C. collected more than 1,200 toys during its 17th annual Toy Drive, held December 14. The toys were distributed to children by non-profits, including the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center, YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, Shepherd’s Cove Shelter, Bright Beginnings, Sisters4Sisters, and the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center. WHUR added Women’s Wing as a recipient after thieves stole thousands of dollars in toys from the organization’s truck.

“Without WHUR, the holidays would be very bleak for hundreds of children. We are truly thankful that WHUR steps up to the plate every year to make sure the holiday season is joyous for our children,” said Denise McCain, Director of the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center, a non-profit supporting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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