United Way and local businesses give back to kids in need for Christmas

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OTTAWA -To make sure children in need this season receive Christmas gifts, the Illinois Valley United Way along with the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Department, and various local businesses have teamed up to donate bikes and toys to kids this season. According to United Way, 625 bicycles and over 25,000 toys were donated to county schools for kids to receive. A total value of $493,000 was given out that day.