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4 years 3 months ago

Thousands of needy given toys, food

Christmas will be a lot better for about 8,000 Colorado Springs families thanks to "The Best Christmas Ever." Families were chosen through local non-profit agencies that help the poor. They were given a full turkey dinner, new toys, even bicycles and a chance for play time at Mr. Biggs....

4 years 3 months ago

Salvation Army has toy shortage

The Pueblo Salvation Army has been inundated with requests for toys for needy children this holiday. Last year the Pueblo Salvation Army provided toys for 850 children. This year there are requests for around 2,100 children. So far fewer than half those needs have been met. The Salvation...

4 years 3 months ago

Best Christmas Ever looks for donations

A Colorado Springs group called Best Christmas Ever is working to fulfill the Christmas wishes of 8,000 underprivileged children and families. The Best Christmas Ever was created to inspire individuals to do whatever they can to help, not only at Christmas, but year-round. Current needs include toys for...

4 years 5 months ago

Shop, Save, Sell Consignment

Just Between Friends is a children's consignment event that allows parents to save big on all types of items. Co-owner Melissa Meifert says you can expect to find, "Fifty to ninety percent off retail," and adds, "It's very easy to outfit your child for an entire season for...

5 years 1 month ago

Wham-O Inc. acquires Fort Collins-based Sprig Toys

Wham-O Inc., whose toys include the Frisbee and Hula Hoop, is acquiring a Colorado-based company known for its ecofriendly toys. Emeryville-Calif.-based Wham-O and Fort Collins, Colo.-based Sprig Toys Inc. announced the deal Tuesday. The private companies did not disclose terms. Together the companies plan to launch a line of preschool...

5 years 3 months ago

Salvation Army helps needy families in Pueblo

Christmas came early for hundreds of needy families in Pueblo. On Thursday, the Salvation Army of Pueblo held its annual toy and food giveaway. Over the past couple of weeks they've been collecting donated gifts for families with children, that can't afford christmas. In all--they received enough clothes, toys and...

5 years 3 months ago

CASA collecting gifts for children in Pueblo

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is collecting toys and clothing for children in Pueblo this holiday season. Donation boxes have been set up in Pueblo-area Loaf n Jug stores. The gifts should be new and unwrapped. The holiday gifts will be collected through Dec. 18.

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