BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Derek Fuller is an Executive Officer for the Young Bakersfield Marines.
On Sunday, Toys for Tots and the Young Bakersfield Marines collected toys and donations for this holiday season.
Fuller wanted to spread the love from Kern county to Santa Clarita. Both organizations decided to also collect sympathy cards for the Saugus vigil.
The Young Bakersfield Marines Executive Officer felt it was important and had an emotional moment. He expressed how this tragedy personally hit home because one of the Santa Clarita Young Marines was shot in the Saugus High School shooting.
Fuller took approximately 7 Young Marines to Santa Clarita to support the shooting victims including the Santa Clarita Young Marine who survived the shooting.