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Just in time for #CyberMonday and #GivingTuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Toy Loan Program and Amazon have partnered to encourage charitable donations via the Amazon Wishlist website to benefit nine Toy Loan sites serving low-income communities.

With the support of the County of Los Angeles Internal Services Department and their Amazon partners, the new site is now available to bring the convenience of Amazon shopping to benefit thousands of families who rely on the Toy Loan Program.

“For 83 years, the County’s Toy Loan program has been a cherished part of so many childhoods,” said County Supervisor Janice Hahn. “I remember experiencing the thrill of checking out a toy when my dad took me to the Toy Loan center at Manchester Park as a child. I am grateful to Amazon Smile for creating this site and bringing new energy and attention to this beloved program.”

Toy Loan is a voluntary community effort supported by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. There are currently 54 toy lending libraries located throughout the County.

The Amazon site, http://toydrive.lacounty.gov/ allows users to geographically select a Toy Loan Program site and have in-need Amazon Smile charity wish lists items shipped directly to the site.

The new partnership serves as a continuation of an existing effort by Amazon, #GivingTuesday, which is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It’s a time when many tend to focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year.

For more information about the Toy Loan Program or a complete list of the nine Toy Loan sites where a charitable donation can be made, visit the Toy Loan Website or see below.