County of Simcoe Paramedic Services kicked off their 14th annual Toy Drive on November 12, 2016 As of December 15, 2016 they have collected 4,894 toys, 3,273 lbs. of food and $13,649.95 in cash and gift cards.
The Toy Drive benefits local children and families during the holiday season. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be accepted at various locations and parades across Simcoe County until December 19, 2016.
During the last 13 years, the Toy Drive has collected 61,107 toys, 16,170 lbs of food, and approximately $110,000 in monetary and gift card donations for families across Simcoe County. All Toy Drive donations are distributed to local children and families in need by charitable organizations working in partnership with Simcoe County Paramedic Services.
Donations can be made at the County of Simcoe Administration Centre, 1110 Highway 26 in Midhurst between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and at all Simcoe County Paramedic stations, where outdoor drop boxes are now available (please do not leave monetary donations in drop boxes – only non-perishable food items and new, unwrapped toys). For a list of events Paramedic Services will be collecting toys please click here.
SIMCOE COUNTY PARAMEDIC STATIONS:
- Alliston - 6933 Industrial Parkway, Alliston
- Angus - 1 Tree Top Street, Angus
- Barrie North - 667 Bayfield Street, Barrie
- Barrie Tiffin - 113 Tiffin Street, Barrie
- Beeton - 51 Main Street East, Beeton
- Bradford - 170 Artesian Industrial Parkway, Units 6 & 7, Bradford
- Coldwater - 1 Firehall Lane, Coldwater
- Collingwood - 195 St. Paul Street, Collingwood
- Craighurst - 2298 Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro
- Elmvale - 7 Patterson Street, Elmvale
- Midland - 395 Cranston Crescent, Midland
- Orillia - 820 Memorial Avenue, Orillia
- Stayner - 6993 Highway 26, R.R. #2, Stayner
- Stroud - 2394 Victoria Street West, Stroud
- Tottenham - 44 Mill Street East, New Tecumseth
- Wasaga Beach - 23 Oxbow Park Road, Wasaga Beach
- Washago - 401 Anchor Drive, Severn