Dellums, Warriors to hold toy drive at game

Oakland children in need could get some wonderful gifts this year thanks to Mayor Ron Dellums and the Golden State Warriors, who are teaming up to collect toys at Friday night’s game.

The Mayor’s Holiday Toy Drive will kick-off at the tip-off of the game against the Los Angeles Lakers, which begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oracle Arena.

“We are thankful to be in a position to work in conjunction with the mayor’s office to help facilitate this toy drive,” said WarriorsPresident Robert Rowell in a prepared statement. “This holiday season should elicit special memories for everyone — especially our kids — and the Warriors are committed to ensure that a larger number of youngsters have smiles on their faces at this time of the year.”

Toys and donations will be collected through halftime at the east entrance on the main concourse, the plaza level club entranceand the north entrance on the main concourse.

The toys will be collected and distributed to families, especially low-income households and victims of abuse or neglect, according to Dellums’ office. Organizers are looking for toys appropriate for children ranging from infants through 18 years of age.

Check donations can be made out to “The Mayor’s Toy Drive.” All financial contributions are tax deductible.

Bay City News

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Police seized ghost guns and other firearm manufacturing items while executing a warrant in February (Courtesy SFPD)
Ghost guns linked to rise in SF shootings as numbers jump

San Francisco police are seizing an increasingly alarming number of untraceable firearms,… Continue reading

Students walk around campus near the Cesar Chavez Student Center at San Francisco State University. (Steven Ho/Special to S.F. Examiner)
California’s massive UC and Cal State systems plan to require COVID-19 vaccinations this fall

Nina Agrawal, Teresa Watanabe, Colleen Shalby Los Angeles Times The University of… Continue reading

From left, Esther Gulick, Sylvia McLaughlin and Kay Kerr started launched one of the country’s first environmental movements. (Courtesy Save The Bay)
Sixty years of Saving San Francisco Bay

Pioneering environmental group was started by three ladies on a mission

Former California Assemblyman Rob Bonta, left, shown here in 2015, has been chosen by California Gov. Gavin Newsom as the state’s new attorney general. Bonta was confirmed Thursday. State Sen. Ed Hernandez is at right. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Rob Bonta is confirmed as California attorney general

Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times The state Legislature confirmed Democratic Assemblyman Rob… Continue reading

Temporary high-occupancy vehicle lanes will be added to sections of state Highway 1 and U.S. Highway 101, including Park Presidio Boulevard, to keep traffic flowing as The City reopens. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Transit and high-occupancy vehicle lanes coming to some of The City’s busiest streets

Changes intended to improve transit reliability as traffic increases with reopening

Most Read