Donate toys and gift cards to help the Grove City Division of Police Cram the Cruiser for the ninth annual holiday toy drive benefitting Franklin County Children Services (FCCS).

What to Know: Drop off donations at a collection site by Friday, Dec. 1, or at the Cram the Cruiser event.

When and Where: 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, at Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus Street.

  • Visit with Chief Scott and other officers.
  • Enjoy an up-close look at Grove City Police cruisers.

Youth under the care of FCCS often experience abuse, neglect or other difficult situations. The toy drive is an opportunity for the community to provide children a joyful outlet. Donations also can be made on the Franklin County Children Services website.

The 2023 drop-off locations:

  • City Hall, 4035 Broadway
  • Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave.
  • Grove City Service Department, 3262 Ventura Blvd.
  • Grove City Welcome Center & Museum, 3378 Park Street
  • Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave.
  • Safety Complex, 3360 Park St.

Since 2015, the community has supported the annual toy drive, including volunteers of the Grove City Citizens Police Academy, Grove City United Methodist Church, Parks and Recreation V.I.P. youth, local civic groups and individual residents.

For more information, call 614-277-1718.