Once donated, the toys will be stored and sorted at sponsor KWAVE 107.9FM's warehouse where they will then be distributed to the participating nonprofits.
Toys donated by Edison International will be delivered to the Santa Ana Public Schools Foundation.
Edison International is partnering with the Orange County Fire Authority on its annual Spark of Love Toy Drive, hoping to help reach their goal of collecting 40,000 toys this year.
The Orange County Fire Authority is also accepting monetary donations to buy even more gifts.
SCE’s bucket truck was almost overflowing with toys of all kinds, including dolls and race cars, at one of the latest collection events.
Bags of goodies lined the sidewalk as residents showed up to the Buena Park donation location. The pop-up collection point was one of four special opportunities for the community to drop off new and unwrapped toys.
More than 150 businesses have signed on to help beat last year’s record of 39,312 toys and $50,000 in monetary donations, which will benefit a growing list of 120 nonprofits and thousands of children.