Facebook drive totals $36,718 in toys

CLAXTON, GA (WTOC) - A Facebook FunRaiser by NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton resulted in $36,718 in toys being distributed to local charities.

The 15-day Facebook fund-raiser took place from Dec. 1 to Dec. 15. Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army received thousands of toys on Friday.

NeSmith hosted a Facebook FunRaiser and donating a toy in honor of every new person that "liked" their Facebook page.

Toys For Tots donations will be distributed in Fort Stewart, Liberty, Long, Evans, Tattnall, Bulloch, Screven, Emanuel, Candler, Evans and Treutlen counties.

Backus Children's Hospital toy donations will go to admitted and outpatient children who are receiving care at the hospital.  The Salvation Army will distribute its toys to children in need throughout Savannah and the surrounding counties.

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