Toy Drive Day 5: Nick Carter Shuts Down Truck No. 11

Businesses turned out early Monday to drop off gifts

December 3, 2018
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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter helped the 20th annual KLUC Toy Drive presented by Venetian Resort and Sands Cares reach a major milestone in its fifth day, as he shut down Coca-Cola truck No. 11 following a busy morning of donations.

Businesses turned out early Monday to drop off gifts as 98.5 KLUC host Chet Buchanan broadcast “The Chet Buchanan Show” from his 30-foot platform in the NV Energy parking lot.

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Among the first to donate Monday: Claggett & Sykes Law Firm, who dropped off 200 bikes.

Las Vegas representatives of Walgreens pharmacy store chain followed that up with a check for $93,180.34, driving the total amount of money collected for HELP of Southern Nevada past $182,000.

Two members of the cast of Spiegelworld’s Opium show also arrived with bags of donations.

Carter, who had been raising money in the “St. Nick Kissing Booth,” shut down the 11th truck with the help of donors from UNLV Athletics (including the Hey Red mascot), who had arrived just before 9 a.m. to deliver the “Toy Drive Trifecta” of toys, bicycles, and gift cards.


DAY 12: A Record-Shattering Morning!
DAY 11: Truck No. 32 is Closed
DAY 10: Highlights
CELEBRITIES: Strip headliner Terry Fator visits Toy Drive
DAY 9: Fellow Jocks Arrive to Boost Chet’s Spirits
DAY 8: Momentum Building, Terry Fator Delivers ‘Trifecta’
STORIES OF TOY DRIVE: Toy Drive Gave Him a Christmas, Now He’s Giving One to Others
DAY 7: Why Every Little Thing Counts
DAY 6: Packing More Acts Than a Vegas Variety Show
CELEBRITIES: Pawn Stars' Chumlee Comes to Toy Drive
CELEBRITIES: The St. Nick Carter Kissing Booth
DAY 5: Highlights
DAY 5: Nick Carter shuts down Truck No. 11
DAY 5: "St. Nick" Carter Kissing Booth a Smash Hit at Toy Drive
DAY 4: Now That's a Sea of Bikes!
DAY 3: Donors Make the NV Energy Parking Lot the Place to Be and Be Seen​
DAY 2: Vegas Businesses Go Above and Beyond​
DAY 2: Clothing Optional as Celebs Deliver Donations
KICKOFF: Toy Drive 2018 opens in grand style with Human Nature, Mayor Goodman
DAY 1 GALLERY: Check out some of the highlights
DAY 1: Human Nature lift Chet skyward
DAY 1: Naqvi Injury Law makes a BIG donation
DAY 1: Tropical Smoothie's Sea of Bikes get bigger!
DAY 1: Hirshi Masonry Spur an historic Toy Drive first!
DAY 1: The first toys on the truck
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