The Lombard Fire Department supports the spirit of giving during the holiday season. Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents wishing to donate items this holiday season are asked to bring items to local charities in lieu of bringing donations to the Fire Department.
The Fire Department's Annual Toy Drive and Toy Parade have partnered with the below charities. Below are details on items requested by the charities for the 2020 holiday season:
- The Lombard/Villa Park Food Pantry will be accepting donations of unwrapped toys for ages 1 month to 12 years old now through Dec. 8 at 155 S. Main St. Donations will be accepted on Tuesday and Thursday (closed on Thanksgiving) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; call ahead before drop-off, 630-627-2508, etx.301.
- Teen Parent Connection is accepting gift cards from Aldi, Target and Walmart in $10 or $20 increments. Donated items can be dropped off at the TPC office Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Dec. 14. Contact Tricia Whitworth with any questions at 630-599-8122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Outreach House is collecting new, unwrapped toys for children ages 0-14 and baby supplies at its facility located at 18 W. Ash St., Lombard. Staff can be reached at 630-693-0185