|Toy Kingdom's Paula Aulestia,|
Officer Laurie Reyes, and
Officer Tara Bond
Toy Kingdom, an independent toy store located at Rockville Town Square, donated the toys for the event and assisted officers in choosing the right ones for the kids who would be attending. They also helped organize and wrap the gifts. Malouf contributed about $250 to the event, as well.
|Reyes and Aulestia pose with|
two of the attendees
Rockville Town Square developer Federal Realty praised Toy Kingdom's participation in the event. Deirdre Johnson, VP of asset management at Federal Realty called it "an example of the important role small, independently-owned businesses play in the fabric of our community."
|Reyes hands out|
gifts to children