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Come drop off your new, unwrapped toys for the annual 'CHiPs for KiDs' toy drive

Posted at 10:14 AM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 15:06:00-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — It's that time of year again: the California Highway Patrol Bakersfield Area will host its tenth annual CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive!

The CHP's goal is to "make the holidays brighter for disadvantaged children in Kern County."

For over 25 years, the CHiPs for KiDs toy drive has helped families. Toys collected from the drive benefit local children aged 0 to 16.

The drive is between Monday, November 18 to Monday, December 16.

You can bring your new and unwrapped toy to the CHP office on Compagnoni Street., Motor City (in the auto mall), both Carneceria La Carreta locations, all local Walgreens stores, Furniture City at Wible and Ming (the old Target), and right here at KERO 23 News Station at 321 21st Street.

Also on Friday, December 6 there will be a to drop off event downtown, on the corner of Chester Avenue and 28th Street, from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can drop off your new unwrapped toy and be on your way in no time.

If you have any questions or need additional information on drop off locations please contact Public Information Officer Robert Rodriguez, at (661) 396-6653.