A two-day toy drive at Guildford Town Centre collected more than 10,300 new toys and more than $76,600 cash donated. (Photo: May Lam/Bell Media)

Toy Mountain drive in Surrey collects more than 10,000 gifts for Salvation Army

Guildford Town Centre says it will still be collecting unwrapped toys until Dec. 23

A two-day toy drive collected more than 10,000 unwrapped toys and more than $76,000 in cash at Surrey’s Guildford Town Centre.

The annual Toy Mountain drive, benefitting the Salvation Army, collected 10,300 toys Thursday and Friday (Dec. 6 and 7) at the mall, and collected more than $76,600 in cash donations.

Personalties from a number of local TV and radio stations will be broadcasting from the mall during the drive, sponsored by Alpine Credits and Surrey Honda. Triple O’s also provided free breakfasts for anyone who donated to Toy Mountain.

RELATED: ‘Toy Mountain’ drive in Surrey offers free breakfast to those who donate

This is the fifth year that Guildford mall has hosted the event.

Kyla Way, marketing director for Guildford Town Centre said the mall will still be collecting donations through to Dec. 23.

“If shoppers missed out on the opportunity to donate during Toy Mountain we will still be collecting unwrapped toys for the Surrey Christmas Bureau as well as matching shopping centre gift card donations until Dec 23,” Way said in an emailed release.



lauren.collins@surreynowleader.com

Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram and follow Lauren on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

UPDATE: Missing man found

‘Family and police are concerned for his wellbeing at this time’

TransLink CEO asks riders not to enforce mask rules after Surrey bus punch-up

A fight broke out on a bus at 96 Avenue and Scott Road involving a man who refused to wear a mask

UPDATED: Surrey RCMP arrest six youths after fight involving airsoft pistol in Newton

Police chased up to 30 youths, arresting six, after they scrambled from a fight behind Kennedy Trail elementary

Police investigating shooting in North Delta

Police say occupants of two vehicles exchanged gunfire near 120th Street and 82nd Avenue

Surrey’s Johnston Heights reporting COVID-19 exposure

Fraser Health has created a new webpage listing COVID-19 cases in schools

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Margaret Cuthbert

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

Lightning strike: Tampa Bay blanks Dallas 2-0 to win Stanley Cup

Hedman wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Liberals seek to fast track new COVID-19 aid bill after CERB expires

Government secured NDP support for legislation by hiking amount of benefits by $100 to $500 per week

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. VOTES 2020: Echoes of HST in B.C. debate over sales tax

Cannabis, tobacco, luxury cars still taxed in B.C. Liberal plan

She warned her son about toxic drugs, then he was dead

Donna Bridgman’s son died at the age of 38 in Vancouver

B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019

Farmed salmon again leads international exports

Most Read