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Escondido Police Department
Monday November 20th, 2017 :: 10:27 a.m. PST


Teddy Bear Drive to Benefit Rady Children's Hospital

CONTACT: Lt. Justin Murphy
PHONE: 760-839-4444
DATE: 11-20-17

The Escondido Police Department is proud to announce that it will be participating in the 27th 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 Monday, November 21st and will continue through Monday, December 4th. Collection boxes will be located in the front lobby of the Escondido Police Department located at 1163 N Centre City Pkwy as well as the Escondido Federal Credit Union located at 201 N 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 please contact Crime Prevention Officer Bobbi Akans at (760) 839-4425 or

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Escondido Police Department
1163 N. Centre City Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 760-839-4722

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