TODAY | December 06, 2012
>>> as you know, we're in the middle of our 19th annual toy drive. so far it has been a terrific success.
>> we've already sent nearly $15 million worth of gifts to kids across the country. and this morning's donations are heading to family services in washington, d.c. and of course, we couldn't do it without you, our viewers, and companies. good morning, sharon. great to have you with us. what? six years now?
>> six years we've been providing products for the toy drive.
>> and stride right does such an amazing job to help us out. tell us what you're giving us in terms of donations.
>> over $7 million to the "today" show foundation and over the past six years we've given over $12 million. so that's really, you know, across the globe to all children in need for new products which is something that's very important, as well.
>> you've got the light-up shoes, which is really what all any kid wants or needs. in my experience.
>> absolutely. and as we were talking about a little earlier, even adults want light-up shoes. these shoes are a lot of fun. they're " star wars " shoes that allows you to be the jedi.
>> good guy, bad guy .
>> how you feel that day. you decide whether you're a good guy or bad guy . which i know not all little boys are always the good guy.
>> or little girls.
>> or girls, thank you so much, al. we are so pleased to be able to work with this organization. and we also work with a fantastic organization called kids in distress situations to ensure we get all of these new products and needs to kids around the globe.
>> so people can go online and find out about that, as well?
>> well, yes, in fact, today at strideright.com, we're going to be helping victims of hurricane sandy in giving away a pair of crib shoes for everyone who goes online up