Thousands of kids get Christmas presents in Southside toy giveaway

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio families got a helping holiday hand on Sunday.

Bexar County Commissioner Sergio "Chico" Rodriguez, Judge Ciro Rodriguez, Judge Robert Tejeda and the Venom Elite cheer team teamed up to collect and distribute toys to families in need at the Precinct 1 field office Sunday morning.

Bexar County employees and business owners donated and collected hundreds of toys for kids in need. The Venom Elite cheer team also conducted a toy drive throughout their season for the toy giveaway.

Parents lined up outside of the field office with their kids in tow. Children were eager to greet Santa Claus and grab a present.

Approximately 2,000 presents were collected for the cause.

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