Brooklyn-based nonprofit 500 Men Making a Difference organized a toy drive.
The drive took place on Wednesday at the Magnolia Tree Earth Center where the public dropped off unwrapped new toys for boys and girls ages 0 to 12. Members of the organization picked up toys. Items will be collected through Dec. 10.
500 Men Making a Difference is hosting the 7th annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Herbert Von King Park (60 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn) on Saturday, Dec. 11. The event will feature live performances, toys, hot chocolate, cookies and a visit from Santa Clause.