Kansas City, Missouri 2020-11-20 05:20:25 –
Kansas City, Missouri — A cartoon bookstore in Overland Park called for heroes to step up during the holiday season.
Elite comics Concludes a fundraising campaign to buy family toys at Children’s Mercy Hospital this holiday season.
“This is just one part of our job of becoming a decent person in the world.” Elite comics The owner, William Binderap, said. “You do good things in the world.”
Binderup has been at the forefront of fundraising activities for the past seven years. About a week before Christmas, he and other volunteers dress up as superheroes and buy toys.
“Usually we have about 20-30 people dressed as superheroes, go to Target and spend $ 25,000 on toys. Usually 40 shopping carts seem to be full. It is a thing. “
This year, the store wants to raise $ 28,000. That’s $ 1,000 a year when the store is open.
The present is “Snowflake Shop” at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Families with children in the hospital on Christmas can opt for free gifts. The goal is to provide some degree of normality to families stuck in the hospital on Christmas, while reducing the financial stress of the holidays.
Elite Comics accepts donations directly at the store at Suite 1300, 11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park.
The store also Two-week long sale and fundraising activities It starts on Black Friday, November 27th and continues until Thursday, December 10th.
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