Ashlen Martin is just like any other child: excited to have a birthday party. WTAP News visited with Ashlen after her big party. Friends came, games were played, cake eaten, and gifts brought. But at Ashlen’s request, the gifts were unwrapped, new toys. The reason? Ashlen’s birthday wish was to donate gifts to foster children who often don’t get new toys.
Once the party was over and Ashlen saw she had 65 new toys, she enlisted the help of her girl scout peers to wrap and deliver the gifts. The full story may be read here.