Spark of Love Toy Drive 2020 - Donate today

Help us celebrate our 28th anniversary!
Join ABC7, the Southern California Firefighters and Toys for Tots, along with our presenting sponsor Subaru, in celebrating the 28th year of the Spark of Love Toy Drive - the largest community toy drive in the nation.


  • 1) Buy a toy at

  • 2) Text to Give: Text "SPARK" to 24365

  • 3) Donate online by going to to make a donation via credit card.

  • 4) Drop off a toy at a Subaru Retailer. During their "Share the Love" retail event, your SoCal Subaru of America Retailers will make a donation for every toy dropped off at a SoCal location, up to a guaranteed donation of $40,000.

  • 5) Donate by mail: Send checks to LAFD Foundation, Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center, 1700 Stadium Way #100, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Make checks out to LAFD FOUNDATION. Write SPARK OF LOVE in the memo line.

  • 5) Buy a t-shirt: ABC7 has teamed up with local muralists to create exclusive Spark of Love-themed t-shirts. ABC7 will donate 100% of its proceeds from Snow Commerce's sale of these t-shirts to support our 28th annual toy drive. Check them out at

  • Even though COVID safety protocols will prevent Southland fire stations from collecting toys, supporting the Spark of Love has never been easier. In addition to the five ways to donate above, you can also mail a check to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation. The check needs to be made out to the LAFD FOUNDATION, with Spark of Love written in the memo line.

    Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation
    Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center
    1700 Stadium Way, #100,
    Los Angeles, CA 90012

    Safe, quick, and convenient donations are possible through the Spark of Love toy gift registry. Financial donations are also welcome, as they allow us to provide toys for communities with overwhelming needs.

    Toys will be sent to the Spark of Love Toy Central at Los Angeles City Fire, where they will be sanitized, sorted and distributed evenly to Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties. All proceeds will go to buying toys or sports equipment for the children and teens in need.

    Our special community campaign collects new, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for children and teens in need in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties. Over the past two and a half decades, the Spark of Love Toy Drive has successfully collected more than nine million toys! Due to the effects of the pandemic and devastating wildfires, our community partners anticipate this year's requests for toys will reach higher than ever. To help meet this historic demand and ensure deserving kids receive some holiday joy, Spark Love is going online, transitioning to an all-virtual effort by partnering with

    Starting Friday, November 20, ABC7 will begin virtual "Stuff A Bus" Fridays. Every Friday through December 18, we will share Spark of Love stories, showcase our donors and sponsors, and ask our viewers and followers to show their support for the firefighters. The toy drive will run through December 24, 2020.

    Share your photos and videos with #SparkOfLove, and you could be featured on Eyewitness News! When using #SparkOfLove, you agree ABC7 and its licensees may use, edit & distribute the post without restriction in all media per these terms


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    JAKKS Pacific -
    ESPNLA 710 -

    Ontario Auto Center -
    K-FROG 95.1 -
    KWAVE -
    International Paper -
    Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation -
    U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tot -
    SoCal Honda Dealers -
    The Collection at RiverPark -

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