Toy drive honors Central High School shooting victim

Toy drive honors Central High School shooting victim

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Over 700 toys were collected from boxes located at five area Ingles grocery stores. Over 700 toys were collected from boxes located at five area Ingles grocery stores.
"We miss (Ryan) very much," said Roger McDonald. "We miss (Ryan) very much," said Roger McDonald.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The family of a Knoxville school shooting victim made a special delivery Monday.

Fifteen-year-old Ryan McDonald was shot and killed in 2008 in the Central High School cafeteria.

Roger McDonald now organizes a toy drive in his nephew's honor to benefit Helen Ross McNabb and Child and Family of Tennessee.

Over 700 toys were collected from boxes located at five area Ingles grocery stores. 

The last batch of toys were delivered Monday to Child and Family of Tennessee.

McDonald's uncle says the toy drive takes on a new meaning after the shooting at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Conn.

"We miss him very much, so it doesn't take a little something here or there to bring it all back," said Roger McDonald.

Ryan's family said the teen was always grateful for the help he received as a child and wanted to pay it forward.

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