Toys for Tots


Toys For Tots drives underway in the region

SCHENECTADY — The weeks leading up to Christmas are an opportunity to show love and charity to those in need, and the Toys For Tots toy drive is one way to do that. Locations throughout the area are collecting new, unwrapped…

Gazette Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Madeline Kahn-Ehrlich, 9, and Josh Harrow, 8, both of Niskayuna, place Christmas presents into the cab of Niskayuna Fire District 1 Truck 405cas part of the Toys For Tots drive in LT’s Grill parking lot in the Shoprite Plaza in Niskayuna Saturday.

Toys for Tots stuffs the truck

By Daniel Fitzsimmons A giant American flag flew high in the air over the parking lot at the Shoprite Square off of Balltown Road on Saturday, suspended from the top of a Niskayuna Fire District No. 1 ladder truck. About…

Gavin Farrow, 2, of Niskayuna, gives Niskayuna Fire District 1 firefighter/paramedic Bob Wessels a high-five after he handed a toy to him as part of the Toys for Tots program in the LT's Grill parking lot Saturday, November 29, 2014. Gavin's mother Katie watches at left. Photo by Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer

Sharing joys of the season

Niskayuna event gathers donated toys for needy kids By NED CAMPBELL Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Two-year-old Gavin Farrow learned a valuable lesson Saturday: If you give to those in need, you just might get to sit in a firetruck. The…

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Toy drive this Saturday

NISKAYUNA — On Saturday, Nov. 29, LT’s Grill will host the sixth annual Stuff the Truck event for Toys for Tots. All are invited to bring a new, unwrapped toy to LT’s to help fill the Niskayuna Fire District 1…