COVID Holiday: San Jose's Sacred Heart Keeps Christmas Toy Drive Alive Despite SetbacksSacred Heart Community Service launched its annual toy drive on Monday, but in 2020, just like nearly everything else, this holiday giving event looks very different, and the needs are much greater.
Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Carry On Holiday Toy Drives Despite COVID Pandemic RestrictionsAcross the Bay Area those who organize yearly toy drives are finding creative ways to get the job done despite coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
COVID Purple Tier: Bay Area Charities Say Donations Down Drastically As Need Rises During HolidaysSome Bay Area charities and nonprofits report donations are down drastically due to the pandemic at a time when the demand has become dramatic.
VIDEO: Couple Steals Donations Meant For Kids In Need From San Jose ChurchAs the faithful pray for the birth of Jesus at Our Lady of Guadalupe in San Jose, they will also be praying for the two people caught on camera stealing money meant to buy toys for children in need.
Donations Sparse For Richmond Fire Department's Annual Holiday Toy DriveDue to a donation shortage in the Richmond Fire Department's annual holiday toy drive, this could first year ever that the department can't donate to each family that's made a request for help.
The Annual SF Fire Department Toy DriveRetired Assistant Deputy Chief Paul Chin and Jill Peeler talk to host Kenny Choi about the annual San Francisco Fire Department Toy Drive.
Former San Bruno Firefighter Accused Of Stealing From Toy Drive ProgramA 53-year-old woman who formerly worked as a San Bruno firefighter has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $25,000 from a toy drive program run by the department’s firefighters’ union
Low-Income Families Get Help For Holidays In San JoseChristmas came early for thousands of low-income families in the South Bay Thursday as parents in need got a chance to shop for holiday gifts that otherwise wouldn't be under the tree.
Bay Area Toy Drive Organizers Say Need For Donations Greater Than Last YearThe need this year for toys for Bay Area children is greater than last year, toy drive organizers said Thursday.
Bay Area Toy Drives Receive Thousands Of Donations This Holiday SeasonTens of thousands, and possibly hundreds of thousands, of toys are being donated to Bay Area children who are in need of a happy holiday this holiday season.
San Francisco Police Accepting Holiday Toy Donations For ChildrenSan Francisco police officers are asking for the public’s help to put smiles on children’s faces this holiday season, police said.
Lefty O'Doul's Collects, Distributes 15,000 Toys To San Francisco ChildrenA San Francisco restaurant has collected 15,000 toys in the last two days, and managed to distribute nearly all of them to the city’s neediest children in the same time frame.
SF's Lefty O'Doul's Toy Drive Delivers Thousands Of Smiles On ChristmasNearly all of the approximately 11,200 toys collected at the "Last Chance" toy drive at San Francisco's Lefty O'Doul's have been delivered to children.
Neighbors Save Christmas For Union City Family Displaced By FireAfter a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.
San Jose Toy Drive Falling Short As Record Number Of Kids ExpectedAn annual holiday toy drive by Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose has a record number of kids set to receive gifts but is about 7,000 toys and books shy of its goal, a charity spokesman said Thursday.