TAMPA, FL – Throughout the month of December, members from the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ybor City & the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce collected toys to distribute to Metropolitan Ministries.
Earlier this month on December 2nd , the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ybor City kicked off the toy drive at their annual club Holiday party – Jingle & Mingle. Throughout the month of December, the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce served as a hub for Chamber members and Kiwanians to drop off toys. On December 14th , the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce held their Holiday Luncheon where guests were encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy. During the luncheon it was announced that the Ybor Chamber office, 1800 E. 9th Ave., will remain open, 9am-4pm, through Friday, December 17, for toy donations.
It was also announced that on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 1:30pm, all the toys collected will be dropped off at the Metropolitan Ministries Holiday Tent, 2609 N Rome Ave, Tampa, FL 33607, by Carlos Valdes, President, Kiwanis Club of Greater Ybor City & Lee Bell, President & CEO, Ybor Chamber.
Please join us at the presentation to close out our 1st annual toy drive!