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Firefighters, churches team up in toy drive

Posted December 13, 2008 8:53 a.m. EST
Updated December 13, 2008 9:08 a.m. EST

— Benson firefighters expect up to 1,000 families to show up to a toy drive organized by seven Johnston County churches Saturday.

Toys and clothes can be donated at the Benson Fire Station, 313 S. Elm St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Between 700 and 1,000 families are expected to show up during the "Christ Christmas Closet Drive," firefighters said.