Community invited to drop off unwrapped toys July 18
BROWNSVILLE – Santa Claus will join the Volunteer Auxiliary at Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville July 18 for the seventh annual Christmas in July toy drive. The community is invited to stop by and drop off unwrapped toys to be given to patients who receive treatment this coming holiday season. Santa will be there to receive the toys, and refreshments will be offered.
The community has responded so generously over the past six years that the toy drive has become a bona fide tradition in Brownsville.
“It really is amazing to see so many people come out and donate toys every year to help make sure our patients have a special Christmas,” said Lizette Saenz, director of Volunteer Services at Driscoll Children’s Hospital. “The sense of caring and community pride is extraordinary.”
To donate to the Christmas in July event, stop by Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville on July 18 or call Driscoll’s Volunteer Services Department at (361) 694-5011. Checks may be made out to Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Auxiliary.
What: Christmas in July toy drive
When: 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18
Where: Driscoll Children’s Specialty Center – Brownsville, 5500 N. Expressway