Pirate Toy Fund delivers toys to the Bronx

Updated: 12/10/2013 5:08 PM
Created: 12/10/2013 2:18 PM WHEC.com

Hundreds of toys donated to the Pirate Toy Fund were loaded up and brought to the Bronx where they'll be given to children in need before Christmas.

Gary the Happy Pirate and crew dropped off 400 toys to legendary Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera to hand out through his foundation.

Rivera made a connection with the Pirate Toy Fund last December when Gary took 1,000 toys to Staten Island for Hurricane Sandy victims.

Gary the Happy Pirate said, "Just like our donation to Hurricane Sandy victims in Staten Island last year, this toy donation was also underwritten. The Pirate Toy Fund received a grant from the Arby's Foundation to make this donation possible. Transportation of our team and the toys was provided by Johnston RV Country. Children in need in the Rochester community will always come first and this donation will not in any way take toys away from them."


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