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Love Santa toy drive benefits families in communities of Woodburn, Hubbard, Aurora and Donald

COURTESY PHOTO - Top left:  Lions Club members Jim Jaggers, Vini Roberts and Dee Shulkoff. Top right: Lions members Matt Jaggers, Jim Jaggers and Dee Sholkoff check in toys collected in the Aurora.   These included 12 bags of stuffed animals, along with a host of toys already collected in storage lockers at the Woodburn Auction (middle). Lower left: Manager Celeste Hubur of the Hubbard Dollar General is a strong supporter of the Love Santa Toy Drive.  Her store has co sponsored the drive the last two years. Lower right:   Lions club member Pete Martinez of Hubbard loads up the last of the toys for the first pickup.The French Prairie Lions Club has started picking up toys in northern Marion County in support of the Love Santa program.

The first pick up was Saturday, Nov. 16, according to project chair Jim Jaggers.

"We have 18-20 boxes out and plan the final pick up the first weekend of December," Jaggers said. "We will be assembling boxes for the families in the communities of Woodburn, Hubbard, Aurora and Donald on Dec. 10 following the food collection by our fire districts."

Love Santa has served northern Marion County for several years. Jaggers reported a larger number of families have signed up, so the need has increased for this year.

"I want to thank Mrs. McGillicut's fifth-grade class at North Marion Intermediate School for once again decorating the boxes," he said.

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For information on further needs of Love Santa, contact Jim Audritch

Phone: 503-951-2366

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