Omaha police, fire departments helping Toys for Tots program
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The city of Omaha and its fire and police departments are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to help make the holiday season memorable for less-fortunate children.
The program gives to children in Omaha and neighboring Council Bluffs, Iowa, Lincoln and the Hastings and Grand Island areas.
Most Omaha fire stations and police precincts will be accepting public donations of new, unwrapped toys through Dec. 1. Two Men and a Truck will be picking up the donations from all locations beginning Dec. 3.
A map of all toy drop-off locations can be found online .
Donated toys should be for children between birth and mid-teens. The charity cannot to accept realistic looking weapons or gifts with food.