Join CBS4--KCNC-TV, King Soopers, KOA NewsRadio and 97.3 KBCO to collect new toys and cash donations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s 2017 Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive.
King Soopers will collect new, unwrapped toys at all Front Range locations from Friday, November 24 through December 24, 2017. Shoppers also have the option of making a cash donation in the form of a gift card or visiting www.cbsdenver.com to donate.
Donations such as toys, games, art kits, sporting equipment, electronics, bikes, helmets, gift cards, make-up, hats , scarves and other personal accessories are needed for the thousands of boys and girls served at Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver youth facilities throughout the area.
On Thanksgiving Day, KOA NewsRadio will air a special one-hour program, hosted by CBS4’s Alan Gionet. “Giving Thanks – a KOA NewsRadio and CBS4 Special Report” will air at 6 a.m., 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.
On Friday, December 15, CBS4, KOA NewsRadio and 97.3 KBCO will hold a special day long toy drive at King Soopers, at Colorado and Yale, from 4:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Individuals and businesses are encouraged to stop by that day to donate toys they are collecting this holiday season. KOA’s Colorado Morning News will broadcast live from 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. and the Mandy Connell Show will broadcast live from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Toys collected through the Together 4 Colorado Toy Drive will be distributed at Boys & Girls Clubs’ holiday parties beginning in mid December. Additional donated items will be used throughout the year in all of the clubs as prizes for the Power Hour learning center program, where kids can earn prizes for doing homework.
Since 1961, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver has provided young people with opportunities to engage in programs that help them achieve academic success, take charge of their health and develop the skills they need to become leaders in the community. The organization operates 15 neighborhood Clubs and serves more than 10,000 kids in the metro Denver area.