FOX 46 Charlotte will be on hand at the Whitehall Commons Walmart on Friday to collect donations for the CMPD Explorer’s Christmas Project.

Swing by the Whitehall Commons Walmart at 8180 S Tryon Street anytime between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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Plus, you never know what special guest from FOX 46 you might get to meet.

Donated toys are asked to be for children between the ages of 0 to 14, they should be non-violent and unwrapped.

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police CMPD Police Explorers have partnered to bring Christmas for less fortunate families in Charlotte since 1974.

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“It is awesome that the community always comes out to support us and comes together to help us meet our mission .. and we couldn’t do it without the community and the businesses that support us every day,” said CMPD Officer Ryan Botzenmayer.

This year’s toy drive is co-sponsored by CPI Security and Zaxby’s.