Toys R Us bankruptcy hurts 'Toys for Tots' charity

    Toys for Tots (ABC7)

    Every year, 7 On Your Side teams up with the Marines to help collect toys for “Toys for Tots.”

    But this year the drive is falling short because a major donor isn’t involved.

    Before declaring bankruptcy, Toy R Us was collecting $5 million in cash donations, and $3 million worth of toys for the charity each year.

    Here’s how you can help:

    • You can still donate toys in collection bins at stores, firehalls, and other locations like at the ABC7 studios in Rosslyn.
    • You can make cash donations to
    • And if you’re an Amazon member, you can scroll to the charity list, and make a donation there.

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