To help bring joy to thousands of children who otherwise would experience Christmas morning with no gifts, the Pasadena Fire Department, ABC7 and Southland Firefighters are partnering for their 18th year on the Spark of Love Toy Drive.
New, unwrapped toys, sports equipment and gift cards for infants, children and teenagers may be dropped off at the following Pasadena fire stations through Dec. 24:
· Station 31, 135 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
· Station 32, 2424 E. Villa St.
· Station 33, 515 N. Lake Ave
· Station 34, 1360 E. Del Mar Blvd.
· Station 36, 1140 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
· Station 37, 3430 E. Foothill Blvd.
· Station 38, 1150 Linda Vista Ave.
· Station 39, 50 Ave. 64
· Pasadena Fire Department administrative offices, 199 S. Los Robles Ave., Suite 550
The firefighters appreciate visits to their stations and welcome the opportunity to meet residents and others.
Community partners with Spark of Love Toy Drive boxes in Pasadena can accept donations as well, including Bob’s Big Boy, CVS Pharmacies, First Tee of Pasadena at Brookside Golf Course, Gold’s Gym, Honda of Pasadena, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena Federal Credit Union, Pasadena Water and Power, Paseo Colorado, Plaza Las Fuentes, Victory Park Center and Western Asset Management.
The program is also supported by Bolton and Company, Chancellor Place, Frostig Center, Operating Engineers, Pro Biz Bank, Rotary Club and Ruth Management.
For more information contact Sean English, administrative captain and community liaison for the Pasadena Fire Department, at email@example.com or (626) 744-7201.