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Season of Giving 2023-24: BAPS Charities donates toys and more in the Los Angeles, CA

During the 2023 holiday season, BAPS Charities channeled their inner spirit of service by partnering with elected officials and community organizations to donate toys, shoes, and books. This heartwarming drive aimed to bring joy to those communities in need across the region.

Volunteers of all ages came together to donate hundreds of items across various events that took place during the holiday season.

“Seeing the elected officials and community organizations bring together the community to serve one another is inspiring,” shared Bineeta P., a BAPS Charities volunteer who donated books and attended a donation event. “Furthermore, it’s even more exciting for us as BAPS Charities volunteers to do our part and pitch in to bring joy to those who need it the most during the holiday season!”

In the Los Angeles Area, volunteers donated items at and attended the following events:

Senator Caroline Menjivar (SD-20) Toy Drive – Van Nuys, CA
Assembly Speaker Emeritus Anthony Rendon (AD-62) Holiday Book Drive – South Gate, CA
Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (SD-33) Toy Drive – Long Beach, CA
Assemblymember Laura Friedman (AD-44) Holiday Food Drive – Burbank, CA
Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (AD-46) Holiday Toy Drive – Lake Balboa, CA

As an organization devoted to making a positive impact, BAPS Charities in Los Angeles extends its heartfelt gratitude to all volunteers and supporters who contributed to making our 2023 Season of Giving a beacon of hope and joy for those community members in need.