28th Annual “Toys and Joy” NA18237ti

December 12, 2018

WHAT: Toy Giveaway

WHEN: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 10a.m to 1 p.m. Santa arrives promptly at 10 a.m.

WHERE: The Orthopedic Institute for Children 403 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles (Media parking will be past the parking garage and left of the fountain)

WHO: Orthopedic Institute employees LAPD SWAT officers

WHY: The anxious faces of more than 2,000 underserved youth and their families will light up with joy when they see Santa Claus helicopter down to greet them and distribute presents at the 28h Annual “Toys and Joy” celebration at the Orthopedic Institute for Children. OIC has been collecting donated presents throughout the year and for many of these children these will be the only presents they receive this holiday season. Joining in the celebration will be Disney Channel stars, the LAPD SWAT team and surprise guests.

VISUALS: Santa’s arrival by helicopter, long lines of anxious children waiting for their visit with Santa, happy faces of children receiving their holiday presents. Children and parents interacting with celebrities and other surprise guests.

CONTACT: For more information contact Officer Eduardo Perez at (213) 305-4594.