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Victoria County FD, Apartment Association accepting donations for Operation Firefighter

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The Victoria County Fire Department, Fire Marshal's Office and Victoria Apartment Association is planning to brighten up several local family's holiday season with a surprise delivery. The fire department partnered with the apartment association all month long, collecting food and toy donations from the community to give to those in need. Operation Firefighter is still in need of toys and non perishable food donations. The fire department says this event means the world to Victoria families. 

"Oh it really makes a difference in their holiday season. The emotions go from one end to the other. the tears the laughter the joy, it really means a lot to them. Yes, the kids enjoy going back to school the next day and saying 'hey, Santa came to my house'." said Toni Stithem of the Victoria County Fire Department.

The fire department will go to local apartment complexes to give Christmas gifts, toys, food and dinner to families in need on December 16th and 17th.
There are 22 drop off donation boxes located around Victoria. Below is the full list of apartments and businesses that have a donation box:

  • Pinnacle Pointe Apartments
  • Autumn Park Apartments
  • Victoria Station Apartments
  • Creekstone Ranch
  • Aria Victoria
  • Point Royale
  • The Gardens of Victoria
  • Supply's R Us/Victoria's Platinum Properties
  • Villas On Independence
  • Latigo Crossing
  • Silvermine Apartments
  • Tanglewood Apartments
  • Country Lane Townhomes
  • The Landing
  • Farmer's Insurance - Dwayne Moore
  • Victory Buick - GMC
  • Victory Kia
  • Victory Nissan
  • Stratford Place Apartments
  • Farmer's Insurance - Miguel Rivas
  • Dollar General - 5106 N. Navarro

Victoria County FD will be donating toys and food to Port Lavaca apartments on December 16th. The department will be teaming up with Port Lavaca Fire Department and hope to expand the donation drive to Port Lavaca next year. If you would like to donate or have questions about the donation drive, you can contact Toni Stithem at 361-571-8664.

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