NEW BERN -

Kindergarten to 4th grade students at one Craven County school gave to Toys for Tots this holiday season.

50 kids at Ben Quinn Elementary School in New Bern donated toys to the group whose mission is to provide toys for Christmas to kids in less fortunate situations.

The school's principal, Curtis Gatlin, expressed his pride of the students.

"Projects like these really show what our young people can do today," Gatlin said. "It was really exciting this morning to see the students excited because they had a big input in this as well."

About 30 gifts were donated tot he cause.