Spark of Love Toy Drive 2021 - Donate today

Help us celebrate our 29th anniversary!
Join ABC7, the Southern California Firefighters and Toys for Tots, along with our presenting sponsor Subaru, in celebrating the 29th year of the Spark of Love Toy Drive - the largest community toy drive in the nation.

HOW TO DONATE


  • 1) Drop off a new, unwrapped toys or sports equipment at your local fire station. (Subject to change anytime due to public health protocol.)

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

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

  • 4) Drop off a new, unwrapped toy or sports equipment at your local Subaru Retailer.

  • 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 29th annual toy drive. Check them out at abc7.com/shop.


  • 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.

    The Spark of Love toy drive will begin on Monday, November 15, 2021 on our digital platforms and on-air throughout the ABC7 newscasts. This year, we will host five "Stuff A Bus" Toy Collection Drive Thru Events starting Friday, December 3rd, where our viewers and participants can drop-off their new, unwrapped toys or sports equipment. The toy drive will run through December 24, 2021.

    "STUFF A BUS TOY" COLLECTION DRIVE THRU EVENTS

    Friday, December 3, 2021
    4:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Mathis Brothers in Ontario - Inland Empire
    The Collection Riverpark in Oxnard - Ventura County

    Friday, December 10, 2021
    4:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Westfield Topanga in Canoga Park - LA City
    Los Cerritos Center in Cerritos - LA County

    Friday, December 17, 2021
    4:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    Santa Ana College in Santa Ana - Orange County


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    SPARK OF LOVE TOY DRIVE SPONSORS & DONORS

    Subaru - subaru.com
    Mathis Brothers - mathisbrothers.com
    JAKKS Pacific - jakks.com

    ESPNLA 710 - espn.com/losangeles
    Ontario Auto Center - ontarioautocenter.com
    myregistry.com - myregistry.com
    K-FROG 95.1 - kfrog.radio.com
    KWAVE - kwve.com
    International Paper - internationalpaper.com
    Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation - supportlafd.org
    U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tot - toysfortots.org
    SoCal Honda Dealers - socalhondadealers.com
    The Collection at RiverPark - thecollectionrp.com

    For more information on how to donate, please send an email to sparkoflove@abc7.com.
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