SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass. (WWLP) – An aged Franklin County couple discovered a option to get their donated toys to our 22Information foyer in Chicopee.
John and Donna Shippee had bought a railroad set and a lifelike doll on-line, however they had been unable to drive from their dwelling in Shelburne Falls to drop the items off at 22Information.
Giving to Toys for Tots means a lot to John Shippee who’s 92, and his spouse who’s 83. “Donna and I, we wished to contribute,” John mentioned. “We don’t know what number of extra years we received, so we wished to contribute as a lot as we might.”
This isn’t the primary time the Shippee’s have donated to Toys for Tots. However they couldn’t make the drive this 12 months. John had referred to as to 22Information to inquire if it’s attainable to ship the items by means of UPS.
Donna mentioned 22Information relieved an excessive amount of their concern, by coming to her entrance door so their items might get right here earlier than the ultimate donation date on Monday.
“Thanks, thanks a lot for coming right here,” she mentioned. “It’s stunning. I simply find it irresistible. It’s fantastic that we might do that.”
Inside an hour, the items the Shippee’s had bought for kids in want had been delivered to the 22Information foyer. John and Donna will have fun their 60th wedding ceremony anniversary in lower than a month.