The Gentle Barn Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway NA17207ti

December 18, 2017

WHAT: Southeast PAL will host the Annual Gentle Barn Toy Giveaway

WHEN: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: LAFD Fire Station No. 64 10811 South Main St. Los Angeles CA 90061

WHO: LAPD Officer Derek Kosloski, Director of Southeast Police Activities League LAPD Southeast Senior Lead Officers and Cadets Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn Founder

WHY: The LAPD Southeast Division Community Relations Office, along with The Gentle Barn is excited to announce that they will be hosting the 7th annual Holiday Party and Toy Giveaway. LAPD Southeast Officers and The Gentle Barn Staff will host a celebration and hand out over 500 holiday gifts for needy families that live in our Southeast Community.

The event invites over 500 kids and their parents to the LAFD Station No. 64 for a day of celebration. The event will have live music, bounce houses, face painting, vegan food, LAPD static displays, and a meet and greet with Santa and Mrs.Claus.The kids will receive donated gifts from A Chance For Children, Menasha Foundation and other local organizations, businesses and individuals.

For the past six years LAPD Southeast PAL, Southeast Senior Lead Officers and Southeast Cadets have handed out hundreds of gifts to families that are hand-picked by our Southeast Senior Lead Officers, building the bond between LAPD Officers and the community that they serve.

CONTACT: For more information contact Officer Derek Kosloski with the Southeast Area Community Relations Office at (714) 493-8100.