"All the hard work you definitely want it to pay off. When I see those families, I want them to be happy. I want to picture them having a good Christmas."
Brackin has helped with community service projects before, but never organized one until now.
"I've learned you do your best and do what you can," she said. "You can't expect everything from people, but you know there are good people who will help."
Williams has been impressed with the initiative her niece has taken with this toy drive.
"She has such enthusiasm and a desire in her heart to do something good because she has such a good life," Williams said. "She hasn't been afraid to go up and talk to people at Connection Pointe and the high school. She's been very hard-working and intelligent for a 16-year-old."