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Franklin Police accepting donations for annual Kristi Clark, Carter Oakley FPD Christmas Toy Drive

Post Date:12/04/2019 4:30 PM

Franklin Police need your help with its 2019 memorial Christmas toy drive.

You can leave your unwrapped toy for children up to 16-years-old in the Franklin Police Headquarters Lobby, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, between now and December 19.

On February 16, 2015, Kristi Clark and her 10-year-old son, Carter Oakley, were hit by a semi and killed after they got out of their car to help five people in an overturned SUV on an ice-covered I-65 in Franklin. Nearly five years later, Kristi’s dad, Brad Lewis, stays very much in touch with members of the Franklin Police Department. A bond brought about by tragedy will bring help to needy families this Christmas, in memory of two good Samaritans who died helping others in need.

Mr. Lewis, a skilled craftsman, has built 10-wooden toy boxes in his daughter & grandson’s honor and donated them to the Franklin Police Department. Now, Franklin Police Officers want to fill them with toys for needy Franklin families. “Kristi and Carter’s lives were cut short while they were helping others,” said Chief Deborah Faulkner. “It is our honor to help others in their memory.”

The Franklin Police Department needs
– new toy donations –

Citizens can drop off a new, unwrapped gift for children up to 16-years-old, Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm. Monetary donations cannot be accepted.

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