Five Acres’ Holiday Toy Drive To Benefit Children and Youth in Foster Care Greatly Impacted By The COVID-19 Pandemic

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  100 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Five Acres’ annual holiday toy drive creates joyful holiday memories for vulnerable children and foster youth who have already overcome many challenges in their young lives. Through the years, many generous supporters in the community have made these children’s holiday wishes come true. This year the need is greater and more urgent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Five Acres is requesting the help from the community to donate gift cards and unwrapped toys by December 18.“Each year our holiday toy drive brightens the children and youth in foster care living on our residential campus, our foster families, and our community families we serve,” said Five Acres Chief Advancement Officer Jennifer Berger, who oversees the nonprofit’s annual holiday toy drive. “However, this year vulnerable children and youth have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic making the need for toy donations and gift cards even greater and more urgent. We are calling on the community to help Five Acres to continue to spread joy, especially during this difficult holiday season for many.”Five Acres’ most requested gifts from kids are the following: art supplies, bath and body products, bike and helmet, board games, dolls, MP3 players, pillow pets, puzzles, remote-controlled car / helicopter / plane, scooter and helmet, sporting equipment, Star Wars figures, stuffed animals and tablets.Gift cards also make great holiday gifts for Five Acres’ youth. The most requested gift cards are the following: Amazon, Best Buy, Dominos, Game Stop, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell, Target and Wal-Mart.Based on the children’s requests, Five Acres has also built an Amazon Wish List full of toys that can be accessed at designated days to drop-off unwrapped gifts to Five Acres are the following: Thursday, December 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, December 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Thursday, December 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The address for curbside drop-off is at Zeilstra location at 747 W. Mountain View St., Altadena, CA 91001, across from Five Acres’ main campus.To become a sponsor of this year’s holiday toy drive or for information, call Stephanie Perez at (626) 731-9453 or email [email protected] Herbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 things only girls who live life to the maximum understandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Massage Techniques That Will Make You Return For MoreHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News Business News Subscribe Non-Profits News Five Acres’ Holiday Toy Drive To Benefit Children and Youth in Foster Care Greatly Impacted By The COVID-19 Pandemic STAFF REPORT Published on Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 6:12 pm Top of the News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Pulse PollVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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