Local firefighters host, ‘Operation Santa Claus’
–The Cal Fire San Luis Obispo County Firefighters Benevolent Association in cooperation with KSBY’s Season of Hope, is holding its 25th annual “Operation Santa Claus” toy drive. This is an annual toy drive providing toys to kids who are under the care and protection of San Luis Obispo County’s Child Welfare Services. Operation Santa Claus is a non-profit volunteer program that has helped over 6,100 children throughout San Luis Obispo County since 1990.
The program began Nov. 27, and continues through Dec. 18. Residents and local businesses are encouraged to contribute toys, gifts or funds. The funds will be used to purchase needed items.
Donations can be dropped off at any Cal Fire / San Luis Obispo County fire station and the Morro Bay Fire Department. Firefighters request the gifts be new and unwrapped for proper identification and distribution. The public is urged to make donations as soon as possible to assist volunteers with distribution before Christmas.
Questions regarding the program will be answered by contacting Brett Walker, Event Chairperson, at (805) 235-6453. Go to www.calfireslo.org for more information.