November 16, 2017 5:10 pm
Updated: December 7, 2017 7:51 pm

Help support the Toronto Firefighters’ 2017 Toy Drive

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Global News is thrilled to be partnering with the Toronto Firefighters for the eleventh consecutive year to support the annual Firefighters’ Toy Drive to help those less fortunate this holiday season.

On Thursday, December 7, Global News will be hosting the annual Toy Drive LIVE at CF Shops at Don Mills from 5 – 8 p.m. The family-friendly event will feature a live broadcast by Global News at 5:30 p.m.

Global News anchors Alan Carter and Farah Nasser will broadcast live from the square and will be joined by Global News personalities, announcers from Corus Radio stations 102.1 The Edge, Q107 and Talk Radio AM640, plus other special guests including the hosts from The Zone, mascots Peppa Pig & George and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

WATCH: Our Global News staff took some time to be a kid again with a shopping spree at Mastermind.


Bring a new unwrapped toy for a child in need and join us to ring in the holiday season. The evening will include a meet and mingle with Santa, a performance by children’s entertainment Splash’N Boots, performance by the Toronto Children’s Chorus, appearance by Spin Master’s Paw Patrol, face painting, colouring, a photo booth, plus kids can try on firefighter bunker gear. There will be yummy treats and hot drinks on hand. Come spread the holiday cheer all in support of the Toronto Firefighters’ Toy Drive!

WATCH: Susan Hay with Christmas trivia played by Toronto’s Firefighters during Toy Drive Live.

The Toronto Firefighters’ Toy Drive is brought to you by Global News and sponsored by Spin Master.


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How you can help support the Toronto Firefighters’ 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 Firefighters’ Toy Drive through


Get your office Involved

Your office can get involved to make the holidays brighter for many children in need.

Contact us at to find out how you and your colleagues can donate toys and make a difference this holiday season!

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