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‘Live Well’: Christmas a little brighter thanks to CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive

Wednesday, Nov 19 2014 04:22 PM

When CHP Officer Robert Rodriguez decided to start CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive in Bakersfield five years ago, he had one goal in mind: to make kids happy.

“To be able to put a smile on a child’s face is priceless,” Rodriguez said Wednesday on “Live Well.”

Over the past years the toy drive has helped families in Kern County celebrate a happier Christmas. Families register to be a part of the toy drive and kids are then able to pick their own toy the day of the giveaway, usually a week or so before Christmas.

From bikes to teddy bears to makeup sets, the toy drive is for youth up to age 16. Rodriguez said the largest toy drive will take place from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 3 in the parking lot of The Bakersfield Californian.

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