GIRL DONATES TOYS Girl Uses Savings To Buy Gifts For "Tower Of Toys"
Reported by: Dave Benton
Videographer: Jeremy Bias
Web Producer: Dave Benton
Reported: Dec. 8, 2012 8:11 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 10, 2012 9:11 AM EST
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Once again, Eyewitness News is teaming up with the Union Mission to help give children a bright Christmas in our area. The "Tower of Toys" continues to grow in our lobby.
Thanks to eight year old Nikki Schoolcraft from Elkview, there are several more toys for children to have on Christmas morning. Schoolcraft saved her pennies for a year and spent it Saturday afternoon at the Family Dollar in Elkview. Schoolcraft spent more than $120 on gifts for children.
Schoolcraft's mother said, "I'm overwhelmed, it's her second time doing this for the tower of toys. I'm a very proud mother."
Karen Ashcraft, an assistant manager at Family Dollar said, "It just makes you want to cry seeing a child being so thoughtful. You just don't see this in kids nowadays."
Schoolcraft says it's just the right thing to do. "I gave children a Christmas because they don't have Christmas sometimes because their mothers and fathers don't have the type of money for that. They have to spend it on clothes and food for the family. It's a good feeling and when I wake up Christmas morning and I know that I did a great deed. I now know a bunch of children will have a Christmas."
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