WARSAW — Law enforcement from around Wyoming County was out earlier today at Walmart, collecting Christmas gifts for kids in the second annual Stuff the Cruiser event.
Officers were parked outside the Walmart entrance, accepting unwrapped toys, games, winter clothes and other items from shoppers who were willing to donate them. Police and volunteers haded out cards as shoppers went in to give them some gift ideas.
Stuff the Cruiser took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
“We’re handing out some cards for some things for people to pick up and donate to the police out here and then we end up taking it back to Community Action, which is then distributed throughout the county,” Perry Police Chief Michael Grover said this morning. “Last year, we had an overwhelming turnout, so we’re hoping for the same this year. We’re looking for any cash donations and all unwrapped toys. It could be pajamas, coats, socks, bikes, any kind of toys.”
Grover said the event seemed to be going pretty well and that the weather was a little warmer than it had been a year ago.
He said Perry and Arcade police were there along with the New York State Police and Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office.