Sisters, aged 7 and 11, collecting teddy bears, blankets for homeless children

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield sisters are ready to help other children in need. Eleven-year-old Heaven and 7-year-old Trinity Overton want a selfless Christmas gift. 

The girls are holding their second annual Christmas Bears and Blankets Drive.

They have been collecting bear and blanket sets for kids at the homeless shelter and the Alliance Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault since October.

"Every kid needs something to cuddle with at night," said Heaven.

"I felt bad they had to stay there and they didn't have any presents to open on Christmas," said Trinity.

But it wasn't until Jones said Trinity told her, "It hurts my heart mommy," that she knew she had to help the girls do something to help the kids.

This year the girls have a goal of 150 bear and blanket sets, and to raise enough money to buy gift bags so each set can be wrapped.

They are collecting more donations at Camelot Park Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Like their Facebook here.

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