The Bellevue Fire Department is hosting its annual food and toy drive now through December 23rd.
Donate and receive free skate rental tickets to the Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena courtesy of the Bellevue Downtown Association.
Fire stations are collecting food and toys for Bellevue families in need. New, unwrapped toys for infants, youth and teens will be distributed at the Crossroads Youth Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 13th. Donations will be accepted through December 23rd. Non-perishable food collected will be donated to Hopelink in Bellevue to support low-income families during the holidays.
Requested toy donations include: cars and trucks, games, sports equipment, arts and crafts kits, books and dolls. Ideas for infants include age appropriate plush animals, toys and gift cards for parents to purchase needed items. Ideas for teens include gift certificates for clothing, restaurants, malls and music stores.
Requested nonperishable food include: canned meals, canned meat, cereal, dry beans, fruit (canned or fresh), pasta, peanut butter, rice, soup, tomato products and vegetables (canned or fresh).
Fire Station One - 766 Bellevue Way SE (Downtown/West Bellevue)
Fire Station Two - 2802 148th Ave. SE (Eastgate/Lake Hills/W. Lake Sammamish)
Fire Station Three - 16100 NE Eighth St. (Crossroads/Northeast Bellevue)
Fire Station Four - 4216 Factoria Blvd. SE (Factoria/Somerset)
Fire Station Five - 9621 NE 24th St. (Northwest Bellevue)
Fire Station Six - 1850 132nd Ave NE (Bridle Trails/Spring District)
Fire Station Seven - 11900 SE Eigth St. (Wilburton/Woodridge)
Fire Station Eight - 5701 Lakemont Blvd. SE (Eastgate/Cougar Mountain)
Fire Station Nine - 12412 SE 69th Way (Newport)
For more information, go to BellevueWA.gov or call 425-452-6892.