Event will help kids get toys on Christmas

Published 09/22 2013 11:22PM

Updated 09/24 2013 06:55AM

 CHAMPAIGN -- People held a Toyz Run to help make the holidays brighter for children. More than a hundred bikers showed their softer sides Saturday afternoon.

Abate held its Annual Toyz Run. The money raised will help kids-in-need and those with disabilities get gifts on Christmas.

Abate buys the toys and hands them out in the holiday season. Organizers look forward to that moment the most.

"It makes me feel good, it makes all of us feel good. It makes the whole chapter feel good and everybody on the run feels good because we're doing something for somebody else," says John Wigel.

This is the 29th year for the Toyz Run. Organizers invite everyone who has participated the past three decades for next year's 30th anniversary.

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