Every year the Irving Police and Fire Departments partner to collect toys and food for the Blue Christmas Drive to help Irving families during the holiday season.
This year, despite pandemic restrictions, the community can still contribute in meaningful ways through Dec. 14 with these upcoming events and donation drives:
4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24 | Chipotle Take-Out Tuesday Fundraiser, 2800 N. Belt Line Road. Flier required for donation to Blue Christmas. View/download the flier | en Español.
2-6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 28 | Walmart Toy Collection, 4100 W. Airport Freeway.
5-9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 3 | Mosaic Walmart Toy Collection, 4100 W. Airport Freeway.
Amazon Smile Donations:Through Amazon Smile, every Amazon purchase also can be a donation - at no extra cost to the shopper - to Irving Blue Christmas. Visit Smile.Amazon.com, login with your personal Amazon account, search "Irving Police and Fire Blue Christmas," and select the organization to receive donations. From there, start shopping through the Amazon Smile pages.
Amazon Wish List: Shop Becky's Wish List on Amazon and your donations will be delivered directly to the Blue Christmas Drive - a no-contact shopping experience.