News 9’s Toys for Tots campaign revs up in Plover

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PLOVER, Wis. (WAOW) — Central Wisconsin Toys for Totters, start your engines!

No, we didn’t really start any motor vehicles; News 9 did, however, shift the gears for our annual Toys for Tots Drive.

After an already-enormous amount of laps made by businesses and local residents to drop off toys, the Wake Up Wisconsin crew made its first pit stop of the week Tuesday morning at Mark’s Toyota, our Plover dropoff location.

“We’ve been doing this almost 30 years,” owner Mark Olinyk said in an interview with News 9’s Sam Kuffel. “We’re really excited about that … but we need more, and these kids need more.”

Our only Portage County location, Mark’s Toyota is accepting dropoffs and donations of toys through Dec. 17.

Tune in to Wake Up Wisconsin the rest of this week as we make stops at our other Toys for Tots dropoff sites, and to fins out how you can contribute!

Also, visit our Toys for Tots page for more information.



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Chris Watkins

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