Hermosa, Manhattan, Redondo Beach Cities Toy Drive begins 31st year

Volunteers and firefighters gathered Saturday morning for the 31st Annual Beach Cities Toy Drive. Photo by Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Toy Drive organizers and Manhattan Beach firefighters gathered Saturday at the Manhattan Beach firestation to launch the local toy drive’s 31st year. Unwrapped toys may be dropped off at the Hermosa and Manhattan Beach fire departments. Toys will also be collected Saturday evening, November 18 on Pier Plaza prior to the Jeremy Buck Band’s Rock for Tots Concert, which starts at 6 p.m.. Toys may also be brought to Pier Plaza on Sunday, November 19 prior to the holiday tree lighting at 7 p.m. On Saturday, December 2, and 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. toys may be brought to  the Hermosa Beach City Hall Parking lot. The Toy Wrapping party will be held Saturday, December 16 at the Manhattan Josclyn Center from 10 a.m. until the toys are all wrapped. Firefighters and toy drive organizers (pictured above) are Firefighters Tom Desmond, Joseph Camarillo, and Patrick Jacobson, toy drive co-founder Sam Edgerton, unidentified Firefighter, and Firefighter Kevin Tiscarino, volunteer Pete Tucker, Firefighter Robert Estrada, toy drive co-founder Vicki Garcia, volunteers Jill Lamkin, and Sandy Rohrbach, and Firefighters James Stratton, James Craig, and an unidentified firefighter. Photo by Kevin Cody


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