Escondido, CA

EPD to participate in Teddy Bear Drive

The Escondido Police Department will be participating in the 26th annual Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital. The Escondido Police Department is asking for assistance with donations of new huggable sized stuffed animals.

The collection drive will begin Wednesday November 16 and will continue through Monday December 5. Collection boxes will be located in the front lobby of the Escondido Police Department located at 1163 North Centre City Pkwy as well as the Escondido

Federal Credit Union located at 201 North Broadway. Donations are welcomed during normal operating business hours. It is the mission of the San Diego County Law Enforcement Agencies involved with this worthwhile cause to provide a stuffed animal for comfort to each and every child that is admitted to Children’s Hospital.

For more information on the event itself contact Crime Prevention Officer, Bobbi Akans at 760-839-4425 or

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