Christmas Toys

(Some of the nearly 1,000 toys donated to the Women Against Abuse gift drive through the Philadelphia Police Department.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

A Philadelphia Police Dept. Toy Drive Goes Viral, Netting a Thousand Toys

And it’s about to bring Christmas joy to some of the city’s most vulnerable and desperate residents.


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Childproof Your Christmas

Christmas can be a wonderful time but the chaos can also be a recipe for disaster if you are not watching the children closely.


(Maj. Hester Dixon helps a client select appropriate toys for a child at the Salvation Army giveaway in Wynnefield.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Salvation Army Toy Giveaway in West Phila. Makes Children’s Christmases Brighter

Toys for children of needy families were arranged by age and gender on tables set up in the gymnasium at Salvation Army headquarters in Wynnefield.


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Online Firm Says Rent, Don’t Buy, Toys For Your Kids

“Members go online, choose a plan,” explains the founder of, “and once they sign up, they add all the toys they want to receive to their wishlist.”