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County of Simcoe Paramedic Services Toy Drive Update

Week One

Midhurst/November 21, 2019 – County of Simcoe Paramedic Services kicked off the 17th annual Toy Drive on November 13, 2019, so far collecting 425 toys, 50 lbs of food and almost $500 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 13, 2019.

Over the next week, Paramedics will be collecting donations at the following locations:

November 23, 2019

Angus Santa Claus Parade – 10 a.m.
Elmvale Foodland Collection – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Wasaga Beach Santa Claus Parade – 5 p.m.

November 24, 2019

Innisfil Santa Claus Parade – 1:30 p.m.
Waubaushene Santa Claus Parade – 1 p.m.

Donations can be made at the County of Simcoe Administration Centre, 1110 Highway 26 in Midhurst between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and at all County of Simcoe Paramedic Services 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).

COUNTY OF SIMCOE 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
  • Craighurst – 2298 Horseshoe Valley Road, Oro-Medonte
  • Elmvale – 17 Allenwood Road, Elmvale
  • Midland – 395 Cranston Crescent, Midland
  • Orillia – 68 West Street, Orillia
  • Stayner – 6993 Highway 26, Stayner
  • Stroud – 2394 Victoria Street West, Stroud
  • Wasaga Beach – 23 Oxbow Park Road, Wasaga Beach
  • Washago – 401 Anchor Drive, Severn

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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CONTACTS

Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-726-9300 ext. 1030
705-715-7654 (mobile)
Chris.Hedley@simcoe.ca

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-726-9300 ext. 1430
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca