Spark of Love 2020 | Toy Drive Goes Virtual

This year’s toy drive is transitioning to a virtual platform and accepting donations through an online partnership with MyRegistry.com. 

PHOTO: ABC 7 Spark of Love Toy Drive 2020

The South Pasadena Fire Department, ABC7, Toys for Tots, and Southern California firefighters are celebrating the 28th year of the Spark of Love Toy Drive. Firefighters and Marines are joining to collect and distribute new, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for underserved children and teens in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura, and Riverside counties.

Over the years, the Spark of Love Toy Drive has successfully collected and distributed more than nine million gifts for kids.

The goal is to exceed last year’s collection of over 500,000 toys. The 2020 Spark of Love Toy Drive will run now through Thursday, December 24, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, this year’s Spark of Love Toy Drive is transitioning to a virtual platform and accepting donations through an online partnership with MyRegistry.com. 

As a result, supporting the Spark of Love Toy Drive has never been quicker, easier, or safer!

“Unfortunately this year we cannot accept toys dropped off at the fire station,” explained South Pasadena Fire Chief Paul Riddle. “When making donations please use the online format.” 

For questions about the Spark of Love Toy Drive, contact Fire Engineer Justin Miller at (626)403-7300 or via e-mail at Jmiller@southpasadenaca.gov