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Sherwood Park Cub Scout collects more than $15K worth of toys for 630 CHED Santas Anonymous

November 30, 2020

A 10-year-old Cub Scout from Sherwood Park has made Christmas brighter for a lot of kids after collecting more than $15,000 worth of toys for 630 CHED Santas Anonymous Saturday afternoon.

Connor Topilko got the idea to support Santas while working toward his Seeonee Award. The award requires Scouts to either perform a fundraiser or work to help their community.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of job losses, so I thought maybe a way I could help people because, if people are losing their jobs, they may not have enough money to buy Christmas presents for their kids or their families and that wouldn’t be very good,” he said.

 

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