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A Wisconsin Police Department Collects Stuffed Animals to Give to Children

A Wisconsin Police Department has been inundated by donations.

The Neenah Police Department makes an effort to give a child a stuffed animal to hold after going through a tough or traumatic situation.

They say they've received so many toy donations lately they're going to start just giving those stuffed animals away.

“It's a great experience. We can turn around something that potentially could have that negative long-lasting effect on the children, and they can turn around it and think of us in a more positive way," says Officer Stu Zuehls.

The police department has enlisted the help of a Neenah dry cleaner. They are washing the donated stuffed animals at no charge and getting them back to the police department cleaned and ready to hand out to children.

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