ATLANTA - Metro Atlanta MARTA employees are giving back this holiday season.
Tuesday morning, more than 4,000 children of families in need received brand new gifts at the annual MARTA Holiday Gift Shop.
2016 MARTA Employee Club Holiday Shop https://t.co/DEVZNDRnSf— Keith Parker (@CEOMARTA) December 21, 2016
Employees raised nearly $70,000 for this year's gift giveaway, which included items such as trucks, dolls and bicycles.
"New to this year's giveaway are tablets that some children will receive as part of MARTA's focus on technology and education," MARTA said in a news release.
VIDEO REPORT: MARTA gives back this holiday season
The event took place at MARTA Headquarters where the atrium was transformed into a winter wonderland full of presents.
Thank you to the MARTA Employee Charity Club for putting together this wonderful 2016 Holiday Shop raising over $70,000 for a great cause. pic.twitter.com/7eTfUBDA53— Keith Parker (@CEOMARTA) December 21, 2016