HOUSTON – The Houston Fire Department has kicked off its annual Operation Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive on Friday, with changes to keep everyone safe and healthy.
This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, HFD will not be accepting toys at its fire stations and cannot accept bicycles, stuffed animals or used toys.
Houstonians are encouraged to shop and donate toys online.
An Amazon shopping list was established for those interested in donating online. The Toy Drive is only able to accept gender-neutral items that can be used by all different age groups, such as basketballs, headphones, board games and Amazon Kindle tablets, according to the website.
Families wanting to register to receive toys can visit this page to sign up starting at 3 p.m. Friday. The drive-thru toy giveaway will take place on Dec. 19 at NRG’s Yellow Lot.
How you can donate:
- Shop for a toy online at your preferred vendor or Amazon and have your purchase shipped to the following address: Operation Stocking Stuffer, 1334 Brittmoore, Houston, TX 77043 between Dec. 7-15.
- Donate online, or by mail. More details can be found here.