Monday, November 3, 2014
WHO: Mayor Dwight C. Jones
Linda Forem, General Manager of Radio One Richmond
Clovia “Miss Community” Lawrence, Radio One Community Outreach Director
WHAT: Event to kickoff the City of Richmond and Radio One Holiday Toy Drive
WHEN: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Richmond Fire Station 17
2211 Semmes Avenue
Donations of new, unwrapped toys, books and clothing will be accepted at any City fire station, the Department of Social Services Marshall Street Plaza (900 East Marshall Street), Southside Community Services Center (4100 Hull Street Road), East District Initiative (701 North 25th Street), or at City Hall (900 East Broad Street) until 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 11.
All Radio One Richmond DJ’s will broadcast live from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on December 9, 10, and 11 to “PACK THE PODS” with donations of new unwrapped toys targeting children ages newborn to Age 13 at the Walmart Supercenter, 2410 Sheila Lane. On behalf of Richmond area Lowes Stores, Richmond store General Manager Michael Sida has already committed to donating 75 new bicycles for the toy distribution. Other drop off locations will be announced on iPower92.1FM; Praise104.7FM; and KISS-FM 99.3/105.7FM. Donations will be distributed to children in need within the Richmond Metropolitan area.
Posted by Office of the Press Secretary to the Mayor at 5:00 PM