"Eastie's Elves" Toy Drive Kicks Off Across Greater Boston

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REVERE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Around two dozen drop-off boxes were placed across the Greater Boston area, for the 18th annual "Eastie's Elves" toy drive, organized by the Madaro Family Community Fund.

Donation locations include East Boston, Winthrop, and Revere.

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"We partner with businesses, residential buildings, community members across the service area. We encourage people to bring a new unwrapped toy for a child in need," East Boston State Representative Adrian Madaro. According to the Eastie's Elves website, the charity runs from December 1 to the 14th, and accepts gifts ranging from toddlers to teenagers.

In 2020, the drive collected around 2,000 toys, which went directly to families in need.

WBZ's Carl Stevens (@carlwbz) reports.

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