WHAT: San Gabriel Fire Department will visit McKinley Elementary School with Santa Claus in tow to collect donations for the annual Spark of Love toy drive, which has collected millions of toys for children in need across Southern California over the last 25 years.
McKinley students and staff have been collecting unwrapped toys since Dec. 4 to donate to underserved families.
WHEN: 9 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 20
WHERE: McKinley Elementary School, 1425 Manley Drive, San Gabriel
DETAILS: McKinley Elementary’s fifth-grade student council brought Spark of Love to the school in 2015, and students and staff have participated ever since. The classroom that collects the most toys will be treated to a pizza party with San Gabriel firefighters. Last year, the winning fifth-grade class donated 43 toys.