Global News has partnered with the Toronto Fire Fighters for a ninth year in a row to support the annual Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive.
On Friday, Dec. 4, Global News hosted the annual Toy Drive LIVE at CF Shops at Don Mills from 5 to 8 p.m.
The family-friendly event featured a live broadcast by Global News at 5:30pm. Global’s Anchor Alan Carter broadcasted live from the square and was joined by Global News personalities Rosey Edeh, Susan Hay and Chief Meteorologist Anthony Farnell.
The evening culminated with fire fighters collecting over 2000 toys for children in need thanks to the generosity of event goers.
The evening included an official tree lighting ceremony, a meet and mingle with Santa and his friends, holiday music brought to you by The Oakville Children’s Choir, and activities including: face painting, balloon art, an opportunity for kids to try on fire fighter bunker gear and play with Spin Master’s newest toys.
There was also free food and refreshments on hand.
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All in support of the Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive!
The Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive is brought to you by Global News and sponsored by Spin Master.
How you can help support the Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive:
Donate a Toy
Donate a toy at your local Toronto fire hall.
For an interactive map of fire halls in your neighbourhood, click here.
Make a Monetary Donation
Don’t have time to drop off a toy? Make a charitable monetary donation to the Toronto Fire Fighters’ Toy Drive through CanadaHelps.org
Get your office Involved
Your office can get involved to make the holidays brighter for many children in need.
Contact us at Toydrive@globalnews.ca to find out how you and your colleagues can donate toys and make a difference this holiday season!