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Annual Toy Drive Honors MSHP Corporal Who Died In The Line Of Duty

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol is hosting the 14th annual Corporal John A. “Jay” Sampietro Jr. Toy Drive through December 20th.

The drive is held each year in remembrance of Sampietro who died in the line of duty in 2005.

Toys that are collected will be given to children who are in the hospital.

You’re asked to donate new, packaged toys such as coloring and activity books, board games, Legos, DVDs, handheld electronic games, art supplies and toys for infants.

You can drop off donations at the West Tower entrance of Cox South; at MSHP Troop D Headquarters, 3131 E. Kearney; and at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, 3860 S. Campbell.