December 19, 2015
WHAT: Santa Claus, the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Fire Department personnel have teamed up to give toys to children in the Van Nuys community.
WHEN: Monday, December 21, 2015 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
WHERE: Van Nuys Area Lenox Avenue, between Valerio Street and Sherman Way
WHO: LAPD Captain I Andrew Neiman, Van Nuys Area Patrol Commanding Officer LAPD Van Nuys Area Community Relations Unit Los Angeles Fire Department Station 39
WHY: To help celebrate the holiday season, LAPD and LAFD have partnered with various community members and donors to help give back to our community. “Toys on Patrol Code 3” will surprise and distribute toys to children on Lennox Avenue between Valerio Street and Sherman Way. Santa will be coming in a fire truck escorted by members of LAPD and LAFD.
During this holiday event, the media will have the opportunity to meet with families receiving gifts and hear their personal stories.
CONTACT: For questions, please contact Sergeant Tony Valadez, Van Nuys Area Community Relations Unit, at (213) 640-7509 or Sergeant Maria Pedroza, Van Nuys Area Senior Lead Office, at (818) 374-5401.