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Klug is on a mission to find Toys for Tots in Malheur County

Anna Klug shows an application for the Toys for Tots Program. The program provides toys and other essentials for needy families across Malheur County. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – She’s a longtime Malheur County resident who helps educate children from low-income families.

The U.S. Marine Corps is considered one of the world’s premier fighting forces, built to win battles and deployed to combat hotspots around the world.

At first glance Anna Klug and the Marines may seem very far apart in terms of experience and perception, but they share a common mission during the holidays.

For the past six years Klug, the on-site coordinator for the Malheur County Childhood Development Center, and the Marines worked together to provide gifts for local children as part of the Toys for Tots Program.

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