“It is once again our honor to be hosting the second annual DTLA Holiday Toys & Tops Drive,” said Rainier de Ocampo of Forte- The Collective. “The success and support we experienced from our first holiday drive was our impetus for hosting it again this year. All donations received will benefit the following STAPLES Center Foundation’s partnerships:
Additionally, de Ocampo notes that JAKKS Pacific has agreed to double the impact by matching a generous amount of toys for donations received during the holiday drive. From December 5 to 17, designated holiday drop-off boxes will be located in the lobby of the following ANJAC Fashion Buildings in downtown L.A.
● 117 West Ninth St., Los Angeles CA 90015
● 850 South Broadway St., Los Angeles CA 90015
● 1031 South Broadway St., Los Angeles CA 90015
Some of the items requested for donation include board games, puzzles, dolls, action figures, stuffed animals and clothing items such as shirts, coats, scarves, gloves, pants and shoes.
“Each holiday season, STAPLES Center Foundation donates hundreds of toys and clothes to local organizations in the Los Angeles area. It is an honor and privilege this year to partner with Forte to help deliver joy and happiness to our neighboring children,” said Martha Saucedo, Executive Vice President, External Affairs for AEG.
For more information about the “DTLA Holiday Toys & Tops Drive,” call 213-973-9725 or visit www.ForteTheCollective.com.
ABOUT FORTE- THE COLLECTIVE
Forte- The Collective is a marketing and advertising agency that offers traditional and new media marketing for brands across the United States and all over the world. Based in downtown Los Angeles, they deliver progressive creative and strategic marketing to meet the contemporary needs and expectations of their valued clients. Forte- The Collective’s competitive edge goes beyond the walls of marketing by building brands and maintaining enduring client relationships and partnerships, something they take great pride in and deliver to their clients above anything else. The agency’s most impactful work and areas of expertise have helped many client industries in: manufacturing, professional services, education, entertainment, sports and non-profit. For more information, visit www.ForteTheCollective.com or call 213.973.9725.
ABOUT STAPLES CENTER FOUNDATION
STAPLES Center Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for youth in Greater Los Angeles through educational and recreational grants and programs with special emphasis on the neighborhoods surrounding the arena. Since the Foundation’s inception, more than ten million dollars in funding and in-kind support has been donated. For more information, visit www.STAPLESCenterFoundation.com.
ABOUT AEG’S SEASON OF GIVING
AEG’s Season of Giving is an initiative designed to raise funds and generate awareness in support of non-profit organizations working on issues of hunger, homelessness and healthcare. During the month of December, a different non-profit organization will be highlighted during a brief program at the Los Angeles Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. LIVE.