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News Release

Monday, December 9, 2002

Media Relations

LAPD Angels Community Toy Drive - Discovering the Angel in All of Us -


"LAPD Angels Community Toy Drive - Discovering the Angel in All of Us - Hollenbeck Area Police Station Toy Giveaway"


Los Angeles - - With the Holidays upon us, and in the spirit of giving, the Los Angeles Police Department and the community it serves are combining efforts to donate unwrapped toys and books for the many under privileged children in the Los Angeles Area.

Throughout this past year, we have been faced with unprecedented obstacles, challenges and a newly reprised feeling of City unity. With so many overwhelming recent events that have shaken our sense of security, it is assuring to know that as a City, we will recover, and prosper together simply because we care and are committed to serving each other.

In keeping with the tradition of giving, The Hollenbeck Youth Center in conjunction with the Hollenbeck Area Police Station will be sponsoring a toy giveaway. The event will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2002, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at the Hollenbeck Youth Center, which is located at, 2015 East 1st Street, Los Angeles.

Please direct any inquiries regarding this press release to Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586. This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section.