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VRFA Firefighters Collecting Toys for Needy Families in Algona, Auburn and Pacific

VRFA Toy DriveValley Regional Fire Authority firefighters and staff are teaming up with the Auburn Food Bank to provide toys for needy children this holiday season. Look for VRFA staff donating time on evenings and weekends to collect toys and cash at:

  • Auburn Fred Meyer, 801 Auburn Way North
  • Auburn Albertsons, 4010 A St. SE
  • Lakeland Hills Haggen Northwest Fresh, 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway E. 

Toy barrels will be staffed from Nov. 29 to Dec. 20 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekends and 5-7 p.m. on weekdays.

Donations can also be dropped off at the following locations: 

  • Auburn Fire Station 31 at 1101 D St. NE
  • South Auburn Fire Station 32 at 1951 R St. SE
  • Lakeland Hills Fire Station 33 at 500 182nd Ave E
  • Lea Hill Fire Station 34 at 31290 124th Ave. SE
  • Pacific Fire Station 38 at 133 3rd Ave. SE

Families in need of assistance from the Toys for Kids program should register with the Auburn Food Bank, (253) 804-5696. Toys will be distributed only to those pre-registered with the food bank at Auburn High School on Dec. 21. Toys will not be distributed at any of the VRFA fire stations.

Valley Professional Firefighters Union Local 1352 has conducted community toy drives in partnership with the Valley Regional Fire Authority since 2007.  The campaign was carried out by the Auburn Fire Department and Union Local 1352 from 1986 to 2007.  One hundred percent of the donations stay within the communities of Auburn, Algona and Pacific.

Please direct any questions to the Valley Regional Fire Authority at (253) 288-5800 or at askthevrfa@vrfa.org.