LBPD Kicks Off 2012 Toy Patrol Holiday Toy Drive

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Toy Patrol is a collaborative effort of the Long Beach police and fire departments. Toys and gifts for children ages 12 and older are especially needed, say volunteers.

The Long Beach Police Department is announcing its 2012 TOY PATROL holiday toy drive. Donations of new, unwrapped toys from businesses and individuals are needed – especially for boys and girls age 12 and over. The TOY PATROL delivery van will take place on Saturday, December 22 in a joint effort with the Long Beach Fire Department.

Toy collection boxes will be placed no later than Thursday, December 6 at Long Beach City library branches, Police Department sub-stations and various businesses around Long Beach.

Monetary donations or gift cards are also being accepted through the Long Beach Police Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (33-0835185). Please mail to LBPF, P.O. Box 15418, Long Beach, CA 90815. Please mark your donation TOY PATROL. 

During the course of their duties, police officers have identified nearly 200 families whose children will receive toys from TOY PATROL. Your donations make this possible!! Children are thrilled and parents are grateful.

The Long Beach Police Foundation (LBPF) actively seeks donations from private businesses and individuals, and facilitates direct, designated donations that support our community safety mission. A 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit; LBPF is the only charitable organization that provides private, direct funding for the Long Beach Police Department. For more information, to donate or volunteer, visit or call 562.343.5111. Tax ID# 33-0835185.

Toy Patrol Collection Boxes

  • Police Department Headquarters, 400 West Broadway – Lobby
  • North Division/Patrol, 4891 Atlantic Avenue
  • West Division/Patrol, 1835 Santa Fe Avenue
  • Long Bach City Hall, 333 West Broadway – Lobby
  • Alamitos Library, 1836 E. Third Street
  • Bach Library, 4055 Bellflower Boulevard
  • Bay Shore Library, 105 Bay Shore
  • Brewitt Library, 4036 E. Anaheim Street
  • Burnett Library, 560 E. Hill Street
  • Dana Library, 3680 Atlantic Avenue
  • El Dorado Library, 2900 Studebaker Road
  • Harte Library, 1595 W. Willow Street
  • Los Altos Library, 5614 E. Britton Drive
  • Twain Library, 2401 E. Anaheim Street
  • North Library, 5571 Orange Avenue

Drop off boxes for LBPD Toy Patrol

  • Child’s Play, 6489 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach, CA  90803
  • Downtown Long Beach Association, 100 West Broadway, #120, Long Beach, CA  90802
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, 4150 E. Donald Douglas Drive, Long Beach, CA 90805
  • Long Beach Optometry, 6332 E. Spring Street, Long Beach, CA 90815
  • ETA Advertising, 301 Pine Ave., #B, Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Performance Plus Tire & Automotive, 3910 Cherry Ave., Long Beach, CA  90807
  • Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc., 3633 Cherry Ave., Signal Hill, CA 90755
  • Long Beach City Employees Federal Credit Union, 2801 Temple Ave.,, Signal Hill, Ca 90755
  • Coldwell Banker Commercial Blair WESTMAC, 333 W. Broadway, Suite 302, Long Beach, CA 90802
  • Champion Chiropractic, 1500 Pacific Coast Hwy. Suite A, Seal Beach, CA


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