Toy Donations Needed for Christmas Gift Drive

By Brian Schultz

COLLEGE PARK, GA - DECEMBER 20:  Atmosphere at a holiday toy drive at Skate Towne with DeVyne Stephens Intervention, Jermaine Dupri And V-103 on December 20, 2009 in College Park, Georgia.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Winnipeg police have partnered with two local organizations for a Christmas Gift Drive to benefit inner-city and underprivileged youth.

The Indian & Metis Friendship Centre and Rossbrook House will help to collect gifts to give away at a planned Christmas party on Saturday, December 18.

The Friendship Centre at 45 Robinson Street will host the festivities between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Between 500 and 700 children from across the city, from infants to 12-years-old, are expected to attend.

New unwrapped gifts are in need of being donated and can be dropped off at a number of police community resource centres.

  • Public Safety Building Service Centre — 151 Princess Street
  • St. James Service Centre — 210 Lyle Street
  • North End Service Centre — 260 Hartford Street
  • East District Service Centre — 1750 Dugald Road
  • Henderson Service Centre — 1400 Henderson Highway
  • St. Mary’s Service Centre — 1086 St Mary’s Road
  • Pembina Service Centre — 1350 Pembina Highway


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