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December 13, 2012

Ozzie's Kids scrambling to help needy children

Retired police officer seeking help from the community


It all began years ago as a humble program of giving called “I Believe,” which evolved into Ozzie’s Kids. Last year, the program distributed more than 4,000 gifts to more than 800 children. Hardy has a list of nearly the same number of children he wants to help this year.

“My cupboards are almost bare and we’re asking people to drop off a toy at any of our drop-off locations,” Hardy said.

People can also donate to the program or read about Ozzie’s Kids on Facebook this holiday season.

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