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Fox Chapel Area hosting toy drive for UPMC Children's

Tawnya Panizzi
| Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Fox Chapel Area students Jessica Klein, Justin Breen and Cassidy Minton are part of the high school’s community outreach club that is hosting a toy drive through Nov. 30, 2018.
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Fox Chapel Area students Jessica Klein, Justin Breen and Cassidy Minton are part of the high school’s community outreach club that is hosting a toy drive through Nov. 30, 2018.

Members of the Fox Chapel Area High School’s community outreach club have signed on as Santa’s elves this holiday season.

They are collecting toys through Nov. 30 to be delivered to patients at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Gifts on the wish list include cards, board games, crafts, art kits, Legos, Barbies and toy cars.

The idea was spearheaded by freshman Cassidy Minton.

“Cassidy came to community outreach with the idea to collect toys for sick kids and the kids all wanted to help,” student advisor Rachel Machen said.

Members of the community can donate presents at a collection box in the high school office, 611 Field Club Road.

Toys must be new and in the original packaging.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, tpanizzi@tribweb.com or via Twitter @tawnyatrib.

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