This JoCo nonprofit wants to give away toys to abused and neglected children — how you can help

CASA Johnson County toys

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties trains volunteers to help abused and neglected children navigate their court cases. For the holidays, CASA is trying to collect donated toys and other items to give to more than 200 kids in Johnson and Wyandotte Counties. Above, a volunteer works with a child. Photo courtesy CASA of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties.

The local branch of nonprofit CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, of Johnson and Wyandotte Counties is hosting a toy donation event in hopes of finding gifts for abused and neglected children this holiday season.

This Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., CASA volunteers will collect toys through a drive-thru holiday gift drop-off.