WASHINGTON - For the 26th year in a row, Santa and his elves will leave Rudolph
in the North Pole and spread cheer to local children on motorcycles.
The Fairfax County Police Department motorcycle squad and other departments
the Northern Virginia area are collecting and distributing toys for sick children
and local charities.
Those interested in donating a toy, game or book to the annual event can drop off
contributions at any Fairfax County Police station, or at any of the locations
listed below, before Monday, Dec. 10.
The collection ride will take place on Dec. 11, and gifts will be distributed at
Inova Fairfax Hospital on Dec. 12 and Georgetown Hospital on Dec. 13.
Other collection sites for Santa's Ride include:
Massey Building, 4100 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax
Fairfax County Court House, 4100 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax
Fairfax County Jail, 10520 Judicial Dr., Fairfax
Fairfax County Record Room, 4110 Chain Bridge Rd. Room 315, Fairfax
The Ranger Group, 8180 Greensboro Dr., McLean
The MITRE Corporation, 7525 Colshire Dr., McLean
Sage Payment Solutions, 1750 Old Meadow Rd. Suite 300, McLean
Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center, 12055 Government Center
Fairfax City Police Department, 3730 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
Vienna Police Department, 215 Center St. S., Vienna
Virginia State Police Division 7, 4977 Alliance Dr., Fairfax
WTOP's Kristi King contributed to this report. Follow @KingWTOP and @WTOP on Twitter.
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