TODAY   |  December 10, 2013

Tomy donates to TODAY toy drive

TOMY Toys once again partners with TODAY, donating more than $150,000 worth of toys to the drive.

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>>> while we celebrate this season, there are still too many children living in poverty right here in this country.

>> our 20th annual holiday toy drive is hoping to put smiles on the faces of all those children. helping us do that again this year is willie willcock.

>> good to see you.

>> thank you. over ten years you've been helping us.

>> very excited to be back.

>> tell us what you're donating this year.

>> today, we're donating motion control battling robots. it is one of the hot toys . it's in all the top toy lists. basically, when you move, they move.

>> can i tell you something? i get why people would love this. we don't even know what is hot and we love this game.

>> so we know --

>> get -- i'm down. i'm down.

>> there you go.

>> there is only one standing, people.

>> how many of these do you donate?

>> we're donating a total of $150,000 in toys. and this one in particular there are a lot of boys in need. we know that is going to get kids very excited.

>> and why is it so important? you could give to a lot of different charities yshgs is this important every year for you to do?

>> we take it very seriously as a toy manufacturer that we really help make kids dreams come true. we want to make sure every kid has that feeling and that experience.

>> that is better than a little kid has been forgotten.

>> so great.

>> thank you very much.

>> thank you very much.

>> thank you so much for joining us. all right, our toy drive continues through december 20th . you can come and donate in person and go to the nbc experience store or go right here at our plaza or online for details.

>> press that connect button.

>> yeah.

>> next week, mariah carey , the e street band and the adorable miranda cozgrove from "despicable me."