Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sheriff Collecting Gifts for Needy.

IN BRIEF

The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department is collecting toys, nonperishable food and money for its annual Holiday Giving Campaign.

"It never ceases to amaze me how giving people are, especially during the holiday season," Sheriff Joe Bowdich said in a press release.

"After the success of last year's campaign, we are hoping that, once again, the citizens of Bernalillo County will be generous," he said.

Last year, residents and deputies were able to provide food baskets for 100 families and senior citizens, toys for 600 children and clothing for several families. …

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