The Clark County Fire Department is teaming up with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation to support the 16th annual "Fill the Fire Truck" holiday toy drive through Dec. 20.
Residents can donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards for disadvantaged children at any local Clark County Fire Station during business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. This map shows locations of Clark County fire stations in the urban valley.
The Burn Foundation has organized "Fill the Truck" toy drive events at participating Wal-Mart stores. Fire engines and volunteer off-duty firefighters from different agencies will be parked outside stores from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 16-17. The list of participating Wal-Mart stores is:
- 6464 N. Decatur Blvd. (Near the I-215), 89131
- 540 Marks St. (Sunset/Marks), 89115
- 7200 Arroyo Cross Parkway (Rainbow/215), 89113 (Clark County Fire Department location)
- 201 N. Nellis Blvd. (Charleston), 89110
- 4505 W. Charleston Blvd. (Decatur), 89102
- 8060 W. Tropical Parkway (Centennial/95), 89149 (Dec. 17 & 18 only)
The final drop-off day for toys is Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burn Foundation's office, 3111 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite B-111. The toys will be distributed to more than 40 local organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army, and schools and churches. In 2016, more than 23,000 toys were collected for the effort. For more information about the toy drive or the Burn Foundation, contact the organization at (702) 485-6820 or visit its website at theburnfoundation.org.