Effort underway to reduce state toy shortages
by MDJ staff
04:00 AM, Saturday, December 20
A number of businesses are offering incentives in an effort to reduce a 400,000 shortfall Toys for Tots Georgia is currently experiencing. The program collects new, unwrapped toys and distributes them to less fortunate children for Christmas. Cher...

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