Garden City kids collect toys ahead of holidays

Children from the Stratford Avenue School in Garden City collected bags of toys to donate to Toys for Tots Kick-off at the Roosevelt Field Mall.

Children from the Stratford Avenue School donated gifts

Children from the Stratford Avenue School donated gifts to Toys for Tots. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

GARDEN CITY - Some little elves are helping Santa deliver smiles this holiday season.

Children from the Stratford Avenue School in Garden City collected bags of toys to donate to Toys for Tots Kick-off at the Roosevelt Field Mall.

Saint Nicholas was there as the excited youngsters loaded all their donations into a giant box attached to his sleigh.

The toys are sure to bring big smiles to kids affected by Superstorm Sandy.

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