COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- There’s always a need. That’s why police officers in Columbus are collecting toys for local children. This year nearly 350 children are on the list. You can add to a child’s Christmas by donating toys and money. The money will be used to purchase new toys and clothes. The drop off location is in the front lobby of the Columbus Police Department. They are open from 7 AM until 6 PM Monday through Thursday for your donations. You have until Thursday, December 13th to take your donations by the police station.