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South King Fire helps hundreds of kids with food/toy drive

A scene from the 2011 community food and toy drive. The effort provided a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and a week’s supply of food to 130 families and presents for 450 children. - Courtesy of South King Fire and Rescue
A scene from the 2011 community food and toy drive. The effort provided a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and a week’s supply of food to 130 families and presents for 450 children.
— image credit: Courtesy of South King Fire and Rescue

From staff reports:

South King Fire and Rescue's annual community food and toy drive is under way.

Citizens may drop off donations of canned food and dry goods, new unwrapped toys (no stuffed animals) or money at any South King Fire station through Dec. 21.

In 2011, the effort provided a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings and a week’s supply of food to 130 families and presents for 450 children.

Donations of cash or checks made out to the “Community Food and Toy Drive” will also be collected. Delivery of food and toys is set for Saturday, Dec. 22. To learn more, email Gordon.Olson@southkingfire.org or visit www.southkingfire.org.

South King Fire and Rescue stations are located at:

• 3203 South 360th St., Station 61

• 31617 1st Ave. South, Station 62 (Headquarters)

• 33414 21st Ave. South, Station 63

• 3700 South 320th St., Station 44

• 4966 South 298th St., Station 65

• 27010 15th Ave. South, Station 66

• 2238 S 223rd St., Station 67 (Des Moines)

 

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