Sierra Vista Fire & Medical Services is accepting donations for its long-running annual Christmas Toy Drive through Saturday, Dec. 23, when the toys will be delivered to local families in need with children ages 0-12.
New, unwrapped toys and monetary donations are being accepted at all three Sierra Vista fire stations. Checks can be made out to “Sierra Vista Firefighters Christmas Drive.”
The department will also be hosting three Pack the Penske events in the local Ace Hardware parking lot, located at 3756 E. Fry Blvd., to accept donations. These events will occur on Wednesdays Dec. 6, 13, and 20 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Families interested in applying to receive toys are invited to Fire Station 3, located at 675 Giulio Cesare Ave, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, from 8 a.m. to noon. Please bring a valid ID; a bill or piece of mail showing their name and a Sierra Vista, Hereford, or Palominas address; and proof that the child/children are under their parental/guardianship rights.
For more information, call Fire Station 1 at (520) 458-3319 or stop by any Sierra Vista fire station.