ast year, about 1,100 shoppers waited for three hours to buy $2 toys for their children at Community Christian Church's Joliet Giftmart. Donations are down for this eyar's event but coordinators are anticipating an even larger crowd. SUBMITTED PHOTO
America Rocha holds up dolls she bought for $2 a piece at the Joliet Giftmart.
Father/daughter volunteers Pete and Emily Rowlett.
Not too many toy drives provide low-income children with at least four toys apiece while at the same time raising thousands of dollars for their schools and sparing their parents’ dignity. And yet, that’s exactly what the Joliet Giftmart does. On Saturday, about 1,300 people …