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South Simcoe Police to host annual 'Weekend of Giving'

Public encouraged to drop off new, unwrapped toys, nonperishable food items or gift cards at events in Bradford, Innisfil
Police Chief Van Dyke and CTV News Barrie anchor Dana Roberts.

The South Simcoe Police Service is once again partnering with CTV Barrie to help make a difference to those in need in our communities this holiday season.

The 19th annual campaign to support Toy Mountain, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions and local food banks will take place on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 in the Town of Innisfil, and Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.  

Members of the public can participate in the Weekend of Giving by dropping off new, unwrapped toys, nonperishable food items or gift cards at the following on-site events.

The Weekend of Giving will feature a toy and food drive at Canadian Tire locations in each community:

  • Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 – Innisfil  4 - 8 p.m.
    • Canadian Tire - 1455 Innisfil Beach Rd.
  • Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 – Bradford 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Canadian Tire - 430 Holland St. West

Quote - Chief John Van Dyke:

"We are grateful to serve in such caring, generous communities. Every year, we work together to brighten the Christmas season for those in need. Every donation matters and we are always inspired by your commitment to help us help others. Please stop by, say hello, and share in the spirit of giving."