Frisco businesses collect about 450 toys for charity


The event takes place every year as part of Christmas in the Square and is hosted by the Frisco Square Property Owners Association.

A final collection event Dec. 16 at Forest Park Medical Center Frisco capped off the effort.

The toy drive benefited Operation Once in a Lifetime, an organization that provides financial and morale support to U.S. service members, their families and veterans.

"We have veterans at the hospital, and we have active military families," said Julie Camp, Forest Park Medical Center Frisco CEO. "This just seemed [like] a really good fit for us in Frisco with our Toys for Troops."

The hospital also served lunch for the military members who attended the final collection event.

Frisco Mayor Maher Maso and former Dallas Cowboys players Darren Woodson and Chad Hennings attended the event.

The businesses that participated in the toy drive include:

  • POParella's Gourmet Popcorn and Treats

  • Next Step Dance Performing Arts Center

  • barre3

  • The COOP

  • Title365 DFW

  • The Plaza at Frisco Square

  • Rocket Fizz

  • eSpiritu Bar

  • Sweet Tooth Dental Loft

  • Forest Park Medical Center



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