KUSA - Its not unusual for Arvada police to get calls this time of year from families in need.
This year they got so many calls, they reached out to city employees for help. Since Friday, they've gotten more than 250 donations.
Those gifts filled the department's briefing room. They've gotten everything from dolls to tea sets to board games.
There were so many gifts, it was nearly impossible for officers to hold briefings. Officers are now taking those gifts to needy families.
What's not handed out this Christmas will be saved and given to children in need throughout the new year.
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