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Toys for Tots need outweighs donation

WLOX reporter Danielle Thomas shows off a few of the toys generous viewers have already dropped off at our studios on DeBuys Road in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX) WLOX reporter Danielle Thomas shows off a few of the toys generous viewers have already dropped off at our studios on DeBuys Road in Biloxi. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Time is running out if you are hoping to donate to Toys for Tots this year. This is the last week to leave donations at a drop box. Participating boxes are at various places in Harrison, Hancock, and Stone Counties.

Marines will begin picking up the toys Friday morning. This year, the need is much greater but donations are down.

"Our collections this year are definitely a lot slower than last year," said coordinator Gavriela Pinonvillagomez. "Our collections are about half of what we had last year this time, and our requests have tripled. We're definitely short with both boys and girls from ages 8-12, but everything helps."

You can leave your donations at any drop box or bring them by the WLOX Studios on DeBuys Road in Biloxi.

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