Treasure Chest of Toys Brings Smiles to Kids


Happiness can be hard to find when your child is stuck in a hospital room. On Wednesday, the Tyson’s Treasure Chest Foundation looked to change that.

They donated a handmade chest of toys and threw a party at Children's Hospital and Medical Center. It’s all in remembrance of Tyson Zimmer. His dying wish was to meet Jason Aldean.

Tyson passed away from brain cancer in 2012. His parents say these toys really make a difference.

Tyson’s Treasure Chest Foundation President Austin Chambers said, “It was something that made him happy. It made him smile and those toys were able to bring him that happiness in what was our darkest hour. And so if I can do that for another family, that's what it's all about."

Three-year-old Kristian and his family, who are from Papillion, took pictures in the Complete Wedding and Events photo booth. They also picked a hot-wheel race car set from the treasure chest.

Tyson's parents say he loved toys and had he been on hand Wednesday, he would have picked a Nerf gun.


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