Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Department wants to make your Christmas a little brighter.
Starting Monday, parents of children in need can apply to receive a toy before Christmas.
It's all part of the annual EBR Sheriff's Department and EBR Constables Office's Christmas Crusade for Children Program.
Parents can apply by visiting an East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Substation and filling out an application Monday, November 26 through Friday, November 30th.
You can also visit the Baton Rouge City Constable's Office Community Services Division inside the Cortana Mall.
Applications are accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Here's more information:
Applicants are only allowed to apply with one of the "Christmas Crusade for Children" participating agencies.
Applicants must live within East Baton Rouge Parish, and children must be under 12 years of age to qualify for this program. Parents must have child’s social security number in order to apply. Limit one toy per child.
Persons wanting to donate new, unwrapped, Christmas toys may do so at Cumulus Media Inc. at 650 Wooddale Blvd. (225) 926-1106, City Constable's Office Headquarters in the City Court Building, City Constable's Office Community Services Center inside the Mall at Cortana, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Substations across the parish.
Toys will be delivered prior to Christmas by the participating agencies.
The Mall at Cortana, Cumulus Media Inc., and Holiday Helpers are community partners of the "Christmas Crusade for Children 2012."
EBRSO Substations are as follows:
9313 Burbank Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70820 Phone: (225) 389-5511 Fax: (225) 389-8279
13016 Gurney Road Baton Rouge, LA 70818 Phone: (225) 389-5177 Fax: (225) 389-8980
14431 Airline Highway Baton Rouge, LA 70817 Phone: (225) 389-5114 Fax: (225) 389-7823
1270 Rosenwald Baton Rouge, LA 70807 Phone: (225) 389-5105 Fax: (225) 389-7829
23060 Brian Road Zachary, La 70791 Phone: (225) 389-5037 Fax: (225) 389-8700
12828 Jackson Road, Zachary, La 70791 Phone: (225) 289-8985 Fax: (225) 389-8988