Firefighters toybox serves 267 Whitman County youth
December 26, 2019
Final count of the number of youngsters served by the Firefighters' Toybox was 267 after four days of operation. Fire Chief Craig Corbeill said the total compares with 240 youngsters which were served last year.
Corbeill reported to the city council Dec. 16 that people were lined up as early at 6 a.m. that morning to be able to select toy gifts. The Toybox opened at 8:30 a.m. on the first day.
Chief Corbeill told the city council a volunteer was dispatched Dec. 16 to purchase more toys to stock the store after the first families visited the toybox.
He noted that the volunteers were unable t...