Valpo Parks Touch-a-Truck Toys for Tots Toy Drive planned for Dec. 1

2012-11-19T00:00:00Z Valpo Parks Touch-a-Truck Toys for Tots Toy Drive planned for Dec. 1Times Staff
November 19, 2012 12:00 am  • 

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Parks Department, along with Dunes Leathernecks Detachment Marine Corps League and Toys for Tots, is  hosting the second annual Touch a Truck Toys for Tots Toy Drive.

Kids will have the opportunity to explore their favorite police cars, fire trucks, snow plows, emergency vehicles and more.

There will be free hot cocoa and cookies, and those that donate to Toys for Tots may enter for a chance to win a prize. The event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 1 at Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso. There is no admission charge. Bring a new unwrapped toy, for any age, to donate to the local Toys for Tots Chapter. Monetary donations also appreciated.

Donations will be accepted through Dec. 12 at the Parks Administration Office, 3210 N. Campbell St. Administrative hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (219) 462-5144 or visit or

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