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Tuesday, November 29, 2016


ABC7 is working to help children in need throughout the Bay Area get toys for the holiday.

You can donate new, unwrapped toys in the TOYS FOR TOTS boxes. Toys for children of all ages are welcome.

You can also organize a toy drive by reaching out to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

For more than 60 years, The Walt Disney Company has supported the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation as a way to connect with children and families in need during the holiday season. Our relationship with Toys for Tots began in 1948 when Walt Disney and his animators personally designed the original Toys for Tots train logo that is still used today. Every year, Disney and DATG join the hundreds of communities across the country to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community.


This year marks a quarter of a century ABC7 has partnered with Bay Area food banks to help feed our communities with our annual food drive.

Click here if you'd like to join us in helping feed Bay Area families in need.

TEXT TO DONATE: $10 Donation: Text* FEED to 80077 to give $10 to Bay Area Food Banks, a collaboration of seven local food banks serving 11 Northern California counties, which serve 840,000 residents monthly.

VOLUNTEER at your local food bank. Click here to find the closest one to you.

DONATE FOOD. Contact your local food bank to set up your own food drive.

Most needed foods such as:

Tuna and Canned Meats

Low Sugar Cereal

Peanut Butter

Whole Grain Rice, Pasta, Oats

Low Sodium Soups & Stews

100 Percent Fruit Juice

Canned Fruits & Vegetables

We have teamed up with Feeding America to inspire a healthier generation. Together we will expand access to fresh produce and nutritious foods in communities where kids and families need it most. ABC and Disney announced a $1 million donation to Feeding America to help strengthen local produce programs across the country. This support will expand Feeding America's Produce and Healthy Food Initiative, which empowers the network of food banks to develop creative approaches to rescuing and distributing more fresh produce for underserved families and communities. Our Bay Area Food Banks is a part of the Feeding America coalition.

Click here for more information.

*$10.00 donation to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to 80077 to STOP. Text HELP to 80077 for HELP.

Click here for more information on the full Terms.