$1,000 donation to “Stuff the Cruiser” program will provide new toys and coats for children in Halifax County

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HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A local sheriff’s office can purchase a lot of new toys, coats, and gloves for children in need thanks to a generous donation from a local business.

The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that it had received a $1,000 donation for its “Stuff the Cruiser” program from J.E. Burton Construction.

“This donation will go toward new toys, coats and gloves to help make Christmas more special for children in Halifax County,” the law enforcement agency said.

“The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Halifax County Social Services to help ensure that all children in need between the ages of 3 and 17 throughout the county, have a joyous Christmas,” the post explained of the “Stuff the Cruiser” program.

Area residents interested in donating to “Stuff the Cruiser” may visit the Walmart at 3471 Old Halifax Road in South Boston this weekend. Donations will be accepted Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 12 to 5 p.m.

“If you can’t make it those days, donations are currently being accepted at the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office on weekdays through Friday, December 13th,” the agency’s Facebook post said. “The office is located at 134 S. Main Street, Halifax, VA 24558. The office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.”

For more information about “Stuff the Cruiser,” call Deputy Chris Hudson at (434) 579-5338.

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