Bulldog Bark

Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

Lorraine Perez, Contributor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express is back for the fourth consecutive year.

The bus will make its way across South Florida, collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots program.

‘Big Bus Toy Express’ returns to South Florida on Dec. 8


This year, Local 10 News hopes to make the holiday season bigger and brighter for children in need.  

U.S. Marines are also always proud to serve, and when it comes to the holidays, they go the extra mile to make sure no child goes without a gift.

“Every toy, any toy is very helpful. It’s very appreciated,” U.S. Marine Sgt. Renzo Ordinola said.

For more than a century, the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program has been in active duty.

Last year, people who are viewers of Local 10 news donated 15,000 new toys — enough to fill our double-decker bus and a 27-foot truck. But donations this year are coming in slow, especially for toddlers and teens.  

“Right now, we actually need for 0 to 5, for boys and girls,” Ordinola said.

With the public’s help, we can pick up the pace and make this holiday season a very merry one for all boys and girls.


The following locations are part of our Big Bus Toy Express schedule. Make a note of the times and come out to make a difference.

 

Miami-Dade County

6-7 a.m.
TOYS ‘R’ US – KENDALL
STORE #8715
8789 SW 117TH AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33183
305-273-9311

7:30-8:30 a.m.
WALGREENS – DORAL
STORE #3211
9675 NW 41ST STREET
DORAL, FL 33178
305-406-3760

9-10 a.m.
ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER
1300 BISCAYNE BLVD.
MIAMI, FL 33132
786-468-2000

10:30-11:30 a.m.
WALGREENS – AVENTURA
STORE#4955
18665 BISCAYNE BLVD.
AVENTURA, FL 33180
305-466-2844

Broward County

Noon-1 p.m.  
WALGREENS – PEMBROKE PINES
STORE #4324
15911 PINES BOULEVARD
PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33027
954-450-8896

1:30-2:30 p.m.
WALGREENS – DAVIE
STORE #4003
3015 SOUTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE
DAVIE, FL 33328
954-475-9222

3-4 p.m.
TOYS R US – PLANTATION
STORE #8706
8101 WEST BROWARD BLVD.
PLANTATION, FL 33324
954-474-1404

4:30-5:30 p.m.  
IKEA –SUNRISE
151 NW 136 AVENUE
SUNRISE, FL 33325
954-838-9282, EXT.1336

6-7 p.m.
TOYS R US – CORAL SPRINGS
STORE #6755
6001 WEST SAMPLE ROAD
CORAL SPRINGS, FL 33067
954-341-2583

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Hear ye, Hear ye

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Avengers Beat Star Wars on Opening Weekend

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Top 10 Things to Take to College

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Music for Your Graduation Celebration

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    SBHS Rock Band Trying to Reach Their “Summit”

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    The Ghost of Sparta Returns

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Avengers: Infinity War Surpasses 1 Billion in the Box Office

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Fortnite vs. PUBG

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    Three SBHS Students Put on Local Art Show

  • Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida

    Entertainment

    A Decade of Pride

The Student News Site of South Broward High School
Local 10’s Big Bus Toy Express to collect toys across South Florida