• Chicago toy store collects dolls, books and teddy bears for kids arriving from Afghanistan: ‘Why can’t we be the people to help?’

    by Nara Schoenberg / Chicago Tribune / September 21, 2021

    Some of the donors give online, but the little boy who stepped into Timeless Toys in Lincoln Square on Sunday took a more personal approach.

    About 6 or 7 years old, he was holding a small brown envelope, according to general manager Myra Cebollero.

    “Are you ready to give your money?” asked the boy’s mother, and the boy handed his toy drive donation to a store employee, who thanked him, wrote his name on the envelope, and told him his gift would help children recently evacuated from Afghanistan to “forget their troubles” for a while.

    The boy smiled and nodded. Read more HERE

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