Toys

Mayor Tom Menino at Toys for Tots. (Photo from Mark Katic)

Mayor Menino Kicks Off Toys For Tots Program In Boston

It’s not too early to start thinking about Christmas, especially when it comes to helping out families in need.

11/01/2013

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Leominster Girl Collects Toys For Foster Kids

Noriah Still held a stuffed duck with an orange beak that looked a little worn and old, but she turned it in her hands casually, with the familiarity of an old friend.

08/24/2013

A school bus passes a makeshift memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as it takes students to Newtown High School December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown, Conn., Officials Request Halt To Gifts

Officials in Newtown, Conn., are asking people to stop sending gifts to the grief-stricken community following the deadly school shooting, saying they’re deeply grateful but can’t handle the donation deluge.

12/26/2012

The 151st Support Group delivers toys. (Photo Credit: Karen Twomey)

National Guard Loads Up & Delivers Toys On Foot

The National Guard is used to carrying 30-pound backpacks. But on Thursday, things were a little different.

12/13/2012

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Thieves Caught Stealing Christmas Gifts From Stoneham Home

Police say three women followed a delivery truck in Stoneham. When it delivered packages to the front door of an Elm Street home, the women stole them.

12/04/2012

James Groccia and his Lego train set

After Years Of Saving, Lego Makes Boylston Boy’s Dream A Reality

A Boylston boy spent two years saving for a Lego train set. When he went to buy it, the set was out of production.

11/30/2012

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Keller @ Large: A Toy For Every Politician On Your Shopping List

Mitt Romney would like to wipe away his campaign’s Etch-A-Sketch analogy, but it may have opened up a whole new genre of match ups between politicians and toys.

03/22/2012

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Wishlists May Be Left Empty For Some Boston Foster Families

The Home For Little Wanderers says donations for kids over the age of 13 are down 33% compared to last year.

12/22/2011

Milan Lucic, Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell visit with kids at Children's Hospital. (Photo credit: Bruins Twitter Feed)

Bruins Deliver Toys To Kids At Boston-Area Hospitals

A day after beating the Montreal Canadiens, members of the Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins visited several area hospitals on Tuesday to deliver toys.

12/20/2011

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Agencies Unable To Fulfill Toy Requests This Year

Toys for Tots of Greater Boston made an eleventh-hour appeal for more toys last week, and people stepped up – but it still looks like there will be a shortfall.

12/19/2011

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