Spark of Love Toy Drive
The “Spark of Love” toy drive is underway throughout the Southland, and there are many places in Santa Monica to donate to those in need.
Between now and December 23, you can deliver gifts, toys and books (all unwrapped) to any Spark of Love collection site. Local drop-off sites include Santa Monica Fire Department stations nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5; the Santa Monica Red Cross; City Hall; the Public Safety Building; Albertson’s stores; CVS drug stores; and many hotels, including the Fairmont-Miramar, Doubletree and Shangri-La.
For more collection locations and information on volunteering, call Jerry Washington at the Santa Monica Red Cross, 310.394.3773, x112.
Share of the Holiday Toy Drive
The “Share of the Holiday” local holiday toy drive is underway.
A joint venture between the Santa Monica Fire Department, Panera Bread and former City Council candidate Jenna Linnekens, collection boxes are at all Santa Monica Fire Department stations and local businesses, including Panera Bread, Revolution Fitness,Yoga Hop, and Prudential California Realtors of Santa Monica.
Share of the Holiday will be accepting presents through December 17. For more information, call 310.663.0880.