Stuff-a-thon in Westlake Village

Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Colby Friedl, 18, carries finished bags of toys and toiletries out of the warehouse during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village. The foundation was looking to fill over 1600 bags with necessities and comfort items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Elyse Olkes, left, of Thousand Oaks and Andy Goldbeck of Oak Park take boxes of toys to the packing station during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village. The foundation was looking to fill over 1600 bags with necessities and comfort items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Volunteers work to fill 1600 bags during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village.

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Verne Brizendine of Westlake Village refills the packing area with toys during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village. The foundation was looking to fill over 1600 bags with necessities and comfort items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A note is left on a hand-made blanket during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village. The foundation was looking to fill over 1600 bags with necessities and comfort items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Cindi Cockrill of Thousand Oaks fills bags with toys during a "stuff-a-thon" at My Stuff Bags Foundation Sept. 21 in Westlake Village. The foundation was looking to fill over 1600 bags with necessities and comfort items for children affected by Hurricane Harvey.