Rural Metro Toy Drive

Every year, Rural/Metro hosts a toy drive to benefit the Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center.

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ural/Metro will host a toy drive at the Cave Creek Walmart to benefit Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 27 to November 29 and December 5 and December 6.

According to food bank Executive Director Pam DiPietro, every year, Rural/Metro hosts a toy drive to benefit the food bank. Carefree and Cave Creek Rural/Metro firefighters will collect toys and cash donations at the Walmart located at 34399 N. Cave Creek Road. 

In particular, the food bank is in need of family games and $25 or $50 Walmart or Visa gift cards for its annual Adopt-a-Family program. Cash donations will be placed in a fire boot. Donations of games will be accepted at the Cave Creek and Carefree fire stations.

Foothills Food Bank provides emergency food, financial assistance and other life necessities and resources to individuals and families in the Desert Foothills, which encompasses a 180-square-mile area that includes Black Canyon City, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem, Desert Hills, New River, North Scottsdale, Rio Verde, Mayer, Spring Valley, Cordes Lakes and North Phoenix.

For more details, visit Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center at foothillsfoodbank.com or email foothillsfoodbank@gmail.com. Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.