Lincoln senior Gavin Trent walks across the court before a game against Knightstown Dec. 9, 2022.

Behind Gavin Trent’s toy drive for Peyton Manning Youngsters’s Hospital

CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. — Rising up, Lincoln senior Gavin Trent’s favourite toys to get for Christmas had been WWE motion figures. For his mother, Ashley Trent, it was My Little Pony. And his dad, Chris Trent, needed the whole lot Nerf.

It wouldn’t have taken them lengthy to revisit a few of these childhood reminiscences within the overflowing packing containers simply exterior Lincoln’s health club Dec. 9, packing containers full of all kinds of donated toys for Gavin Trent’s toy drive to learn the Peyton Manning Youngsters’s Hospital. They had been full earlier than his basketball recreation even began, and he was overwhelmed by the help.

“I anticipated some toys, however I didn’t count on the quantity folks have contributed,” Trent stated. “To me, it’s mind-blowing. It’s loopy how a lot one little flyer and a tweet right here and there’ll get everyone collectively to assist a terrific trigger.”

The basis of that flyer, these tweets and this nice trigger goes again about six years to when Trent was in center college.

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