Columbia, SC (WLTX) -Tuesday, representatives from Epworth Children's Home and the Austin Wilkes Foundation visted the Verizon Wireless call center.

They collected gifts for 135 children whose every Christmas wish was granted by the call center's employees. Gifts requested and collected were iPods and MP3 players, games for Xbox and Nintendo, dolls, book bags, new bedding, clothes, shoes, and personal hygiene items.

The gifts were loaded onto trucks and will be distributed next week.