Two children collect toys from the Voluntary Action Center pickup center

December 8, 2011 | 5:14 p.m. CST
Mariah and Shaniah Payne, both 4, collect toys as volunteer Lynn McIntosh, right, directs people picking up presents where to go at the Trinity Presbyterian Church during the Voluntary Action Center Christmas gift pickup on Thursday, Dec. 8. The VAC provides food and gifts for families in need for the holiday season.

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