Richardson Fire Department kicks off holiday season with annual toy and food drive

Richardson Fire Department annual toy and food drive
The fire department will eventually collect the donations and bring them the Network of Community Ministries headquarters in Richardson. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

The fire department will eventually collect the donations and bring them the Network of Community Ministries headquarters in Richardson. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

The Richardson Fire Department will begin collecting donations for its toy and food drive on Friday, Nov. 15

The annual event benefits clients of the Network of Community Ministries, a Richardson-based nonprofit serving residents of Richardson ISD.


Items can be dropped at any Richardson Fire Station, the City Service Center or at City Hall in rooms 105 and 202. The department asks that toys are unwrapped and that food is canned or shelf-stable.

Donations will be accepted through Dec. 12, according to information provided by the city.
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By Olivia Lueckemeyer

Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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