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Whole Foods to host toy drive Saturday

Gifts needed for Child Advocates of Placer County
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Whole Foods Market in Roseville will host a toy drive for the foster children and at-risk youth who are safeguarded by Child Advocates of Placer County.

Bring an unwrapped toy to Whole Foods Market from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 and enjoy Christmas festivities, including hot beverages, crafts and pictures with Santa. With each toy donation, patrons will receive a free 4-by-6-inch photo with St. Nick, hot chocolate and a candy cane. All the toys provided on the day will be given to Child Advocates of Placer County, to then be gifted to the many foster children in Placer communities.

Child Advocates of Placer County is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and/or to mentor at-risk youth.

Those interested in getting involved with Child Advocates of Placer County can attend one of the following orientations, held at 11641 Blocker Drive in Auburn:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan 3 at 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan 7 at 6 p.m.

Training classes are held quarterly. The next class begins Jan. 14, 2013, visit the CAPC website at www.casaplacer.org or call the office at (530) 887-1006 for further details.