NEOSHO, MO.--- Area law enforcement are asking for your help in giving toys to less fortunate children. The Neosho Police Department is hosting its annual Shop with a Cop Program. They are sending out letters this week asking for money to help pay for the toys. Every year the officers go to Wal-Mart and let kids pick out Christmas toys. Last year, the department was able to help 110 children and raise more than $22,000. Officers say they don't want any child to wake up on Christmas morning and not have a new toy.
"A lot of families out there that have financial burdens, makes a difference to provide for their children. This year, it'll be extremely hard with the economy that way it is," said Sgt. Mike Sharp, Neosho Police Department.
If you would like to donate to the program, you can call 417-451-8012.
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