SCARSDALE, N.Y. The Scarsdale Teen Center is collecting toys and other small gift items for children in Afghanistan.
As Scarsdale High School graduate 1st Lt. David Kemp heads back for his second tour in the war-torn country, the center is hoping to send gift items for the holidays to be handed out to Afghan children on the strret by Kemp and those in his command. The center is not accepting cash or checks, but is collecting small gifts such as socks, candy, gum, books, CDs, dental floss, tooth brushes, dried fruit, snack bars and toys.
The deadline for donations is Nov. 29.
Drop off items in the collection box at the Teen Center from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, or from 3 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Teen Center is at 862 Scarsdale Ave.
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