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Cincinnati native and WNBA star provides ‘hope & pleasure’ after internet hosting toy drive – FOX19

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – The Cincinnati Police Athletic League teamed up with WNBA participant Kelsey Mitchell to assist these in want and convey smiles to kids’s faces.

Mitchell’s group, Kelzhoop Foundation, collected toys on the Woodlawn Recreation Heart on Sunday for its second annual toy drive.

“What we determined to do is take the toys individuals herald, wrap them up and as soon as they’re wrapped, give them off to completely different households, stated Mitchell, who’s an Indiana Fever guard.

The Woodlawn native says she began the toy drive to put money into kids and assist them achieve success.

“Children are the pillar of our group; they’re the long run. You need to put money into them and ensure they get any assets they want.”

Mitchell’s father dressed as Santa and all children in attendance have been in a position to get free footage.

“I come from household. I’m huge on household, so everybody in my household goes to pitch in, and after we give again, we do it the best method,” Mitchell stated.

The KelzHoop Basis together with the Cincinnati Athletic League will wrap all the toys donated immediately to distribute on Dec. 20 on the Get the Groceries occasion at Oakley Kroger.

“It’s a blessing to have the ability to assist others, particularly at the moment of the yr or any time of the yr,” Mitchell defined. “You get an opportunity to bless the lives of others and provides hope and pleasure.”

Along with its annual toy drive, the Kelzhoop Basis additionally hosts youth basketball camps all year long.

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