The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Pacific Community Police Station has begun a community holiday toy drive that is scheduled to run until Saturday, December 15th.

The LAPD Pacific Community Station, 12312 Culver Blvd. in the Del Rey area, is asking for donations of new unwrapped toys for the holiday drive.

All toys will go to underprivileged children in the Pacific Community area. Toys can be dropped off at the Pacific Station lobby.

For large donations or cash donations, contact senior lead officer Heidi Llanes at (310) 622-3971 or

Santa is scheduled to drive through Pacific Community neighborhoods on the following dates:

– Venice Beach and Oakwood Neighborhood, Monday, December 10th;

– Westchester, Tuesday, December 11th;

– Del Rey, Oxford Triangle, Playa Vista and Mar Vista, Wednesday, December 12th; and

– Mar Vista/Palms, Thursday, December 13th.