State Sen. Jenny Oropeza and Los Angeles area firefighters are asking residents to donate new, unwrapped toys to help brighten the holiday season for area children.

Oropeza urges residents to support the annual effort by fire departments throughout her district, which includes Playa del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista and Marina del Rey.

Organizations benefiting from the toy drives include the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation, the Salvation Army and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Listed are fire station drop-off locations and local organizations that will benefit from the toy drive.

Mar Vista

11970 Venice Blvd.;

Marina del Rey

4433 Admiralty Way;

Playa del Rey

8900 South Emerson Ave.;

Los Angeles

International Airport

6911 World Way West Circle;


1930 Shell Ave.; and


8900 South Emerson Ave.

Information, Primitivo Castro at (310) 318-6994 or