Major Larry Bridger of the Salvation Army strums a toy guitar as Canadian Tire south store employees pack up other toys recently. Between store customers donating toys

Major Larry Bridger of the Salvation Army strums a toy guitar as Canadian Tire south store employees pack up other toys recently. Between store customers donating toys

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Major Larry Bridger of the Salvation Army strums a toy guitar as Canadian Tire south store employees pack up other toys recently.

Major Larry Bridger of the Salvation Army strums a toy guitar as Canadian Tire south store employees pack up other toys recently.

Between store customers donating toys, plus the auction of two iPads and a $700 donation from the retailer, the Salvation Army garnered about $3,000 worth of toys to help make Christmas brighter for deserving children.