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Toys R Us kicks off Toys for Tots campaign

Toys "R" Us has kicked off their annual

Toys "R" Us has kicked off their annual Toys for Tots campaign. (Credit: Handout)

It's that time of year again. There might still be Halloween candy in your kitchen and a turkey in your freezer, but the holiday season and the start of Toys R Us' annual Toys for Tots campaign are upon us.

The toy giant, along with celeb spokesman Shaquille O'Neil (going by the affable holiday nickname "Shaq-A-Claus"), is asking kids and parents everywhere to give the less fortunate a happier holiday season.

There are tons of ways to participate. Parents can go online and donate, or pick a toy to purchase from the campaign's wish list. Gifts purchased from the list will automatically be sent to Toys for Tots to help kids in need.


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Kids can also get involved by drawing a picture of their favorite toy. Once it's done, parents just need to post a photo of their tot's artwork on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #NoWishTooBig. For every picture, Toys R Us will donate one toy to the Toys for Tots Foundation. Click here to download the special coloring sheet.

For those who want to give big, Toys R Us is also offering to donate $200 worth of toys for anyone who pays off a neighbor's layaway order.

For more information on the campaign or to donate, click here.

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