PARKERBURG - The Parkersburg Police Department is collecting gifts for local foster children.
The department is trying to fill a S.W.A.T. truck with gifts that will be wrapped and distributed by Try-Again Homes, a local non-profit foster care agency.
The gift drive is off to a good start, Sgt. Greg Collins, spokesman, said.
The Parkersburg Police Department is collecting gifts to fill this backup S.W.A.T. truck. The gifts will be distributed by Try-Again Homes to foster children in the area. This truck is not the primary response vehicle for the unit.
New and unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at the Parkersburg City Park police substation between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 20. Volunteers and officers will be available to help with collection and coordination.
A list of clothing and shoes sizes is available at www.parkersburgpolice.com.
For more information, call the City Park substation at 304-424-0683 or Collins at 304-483-8139.
Try-Again Homes is available at 304-422-3159 or try-againhomes.org.