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Toys can make a big difference in a child's life, especially when they are going through tough times.

Rows and rows of stuffed animals lined the staircase at the Trinity Guest House on Minot Monday morning, thanks to a generous donation.

As part of the Gate City Bank Random Acts of Kindness initiative, the Dakota Square branch donated $100 worth of stuffed animals to Trinity Health. Each year, the foundation collects stuffed animals from various donors and distributes them to kids throughout the organization.

"There are roughly almost 1,000 stuffed animals that we were able to come up with for $100. We're pretty proud of it, and we're excited to give it all to Trinity," says Kayla Sivertson a financial planner for Gate City Bank.

"We're grateful we have the opportunity to give them to the children when they come in because the hospital can be a scary place for children whether it's for them or a loved one. They're coming here and this just helps ease the anxiety a little bit,” says Jodi Smith the foundation director for Trinity Health.

If you would like to donate stuffed animals to the Trinity Foundation call 857-5432.

 

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