CLEVELAND - After gaining national attention with his story, Marine veteran John Harkness joined Fox 8 to collect cash donations for Toys for Tots.
Donations came in from all over, but some were from the students right next door to Fox 8.
Several students from the Horizon Science Academy teamed up to donate some money to the cause.
The students gathered more than $160 dollars for Toys for Tots, saying they just wanted to help others have a nice Christmas.
John will be outside of Fox 8 on Dick Goddard Way through 7 p.m. tonight collecting donations.
Come on down meet John and thank him for his service.
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