With Philadelphia’s Toys for Tots operation struggling this Holiday season to collect donations, Eagles QB Michael Vick decided to lend a helping hand.
Vick donated $10,000 to the effort and appeared Friday at Fire Engine Company 16, according to Philly Sports Daily.
Sports Daily reports that Vick held a press conference outside the firehouse to help raise awareness for the effort before signing autographs.
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“There’s no reason the kids shouldn’t wake up in the morning without something under the tree or without Santa coming to visit,” said Vick. “I’m just happy to be a part of it.”
Toys can be dropped off at any Philadelphia fire station. You can also drop them off at the Toys R Us Stores on Cottman Avenue, South Third Street, Aramingo Avenue and Franklin Mills Circle.
Visit the Toys for Tots website for more information.