generosity of Long Beach businesses, residents, and charitable organizations,
the LBFD Spark of Love program is able to provide toys for roughly 400
individual families and over 20 different large community groups each
year. This positive interaction with the Fire Department builds goodwill
within our community, and provides kids with positive role models. Toys
are collected throughout December at various city events, from businesses
and schools, and from residents who drop off toys at our fire stations.
runs as a result of numerous volunteer hours put forth by our LBFD firefighters,
lifeguards, Ambassadors, and citizens. Deliveries are made throughout
the month of December, culminating in our CODE 3 Delivery Day when fire
trucks and volunteer elves parade through the city with Santa in his fire
engine sleigh delivering the abundance of toys. More...