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Firefighters buy toys for Salvation Army

Eight carts stood in a row at the checkstand at Walmart, filled with $2,251 worth of toys and gifts. The toys and presents were often pink, and all purchased for 7-14 year old girls.The firefighters bought the toys for the Salvation Army's Christmas Assistance Program, specifically its Toys for Joy program which still is seeking donations of new, unwrapped toys.“We're helping two times as many people as we helped last year and last year was up from the year before,” said Salvation Army Lt. Mark Cyr.Bob Schreihans, president of the Carson City Firefighters Association, has been involved in the program …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 19, 2012 04:37AM Published Dec 19, 2012 04:33AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.