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City of Riverside Fire Department Teams up with ABC7 for the Spark of Love Toy Drive

Published: 11/01/2021




City of Riverside Fire Department Teams up with ABC7 for the Spark of Love Toy Drive

 

RIVERSIDE CA- The City of Riverside Fire Department will join ABC7 and firefighters throughout Southern California in the “Spark of Love” Toy Drive from November 1 to December 24, 2021. The campaign collects any new, unwrapped toys, sports equipment, blankets and gift cards for underserved children and teens (0-16 yrs. old) in the Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties. Over the past two and a half decades the Spark of Love Toy Drive has successfully collected more than nine million toys.

How To Donate

The City has designated (9) Community Centers as Donation drop off locations of new, unwrapped toys, sports equipment, blankets and gift cards for underserved children and teens. See locations listed below.

With love and support of donors and sponsors, we have been able to help over 5, 000 kids each year receive a new toy during the holiday season. We hope to make that happen again this year with the help of your donations.

 

New Unwrapped Toys & Sports Equipment Drop Off Locations - Days/Times:

 

MON - THURS:  9am - 7pm

FRI:  9am - 5pm

 

Call Parks, Recreation & Community Services at (951) 826-5746 for info

 

Other Ways To Donate

  • Place a Donation/ Collection Box for us at your business.
  • Donate cash. check, gift cards to "Shop with a Firefighter" event, help families, children, and veterans in our community with needed items/toys during the Holiday Season.

Monetary donations can be made payable to RCFF (Riverside City Firefighters Foundation) a 501c3 Organization (Fed. Tax ID #46-1442468.)

To become a sponsor or make a donation contact:

Fire Public Education Coordinator, Gina Perez gperez@riversideca.gov or (951) 826-5334

 

* Donations will be distributed locally by the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at designated community centers located throughout the City of Riverside. Visit: RiversideCA.gov/Park_Rec for information. Registrations will only be accepted in person and identification / proof of residency will be required.

Registration is not a guarantee and is subject to review and availability.