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Salvation Army playing Santa for Pinellas kids

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The Salvation Army Joy Center organized Christmas giveaway The Salvation Army Joy Center organized Christmas giveaway
PINELLAS COUNTY, FL - The Salvation Army Joy Center gave away free toys to Pinellas children at the Toyland in Clearwater Thursday.

The charity organized the giveaway for the children who might have otherwise gone without any toys this holiday season. Parents had to register in advance to have an opportunity to come over and pick out the toys for the little ones.

Dozens of volunteers worked at the Toyland Thursday to help with toys.

The toys were all brand new and provided by the charity and the local toy drives.

Parents also got a ham and a food basket from the Salvation Army. The non-profit expect to help out about 5000 families this season.

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