RUTLAND - Rutland County based charities are gearing up to help local families during the holiday season. One area group's members are visible at the Diamond Run Mall.
Members of the Edson Detachment of the U.S. Marine Corps League of Rutland are conducting their annual Toys for Kids drive at Diamond Run Mall. The drive continues now through the weekend before Christmas.
The local detachment coordinates its collection efforts with our local Salvation Army for distribution of the toys," said Karl Zuege, commandant of the Edson Detachment. "All cash donations are used to purchase needed toys."