Artes de la Rosa has partnered with Precinct #5 Constable Ruben Garcia to host “A Constable Christmas Holiday Toy Drive” to distribute toys and books to low income children of Fort Worth. Starting Tuesday November 18th – December 18th individuals will be able to drop off new unwrapped toys and books for children age infant to 12 years old at the Rose Marine Theater Administrative Offices and other community partner locations. On Thursday December 18th Artes de la Rosa will host a curbside Toy Drop Off Event from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Rose Marine Theater, 1440 North Main Street, Fort Worth Texas 76164, patrons will not need to even get out of their car as volunteers will be on hand to accept your donations. Applications for families will be available beginning Tuesday November 18th at the Rose Marine Theater. Other application intake locations and times will be forthcoming. Toy distribution will occur Monday, December 22nd from 12pm - 8pm. Eligible applicants will need to secure an application and meet eligibility requirements including, Picture ID of applicant/head of household (must be 18 or older), children between birth and 12 years of age, have limited income, live in Fort Worth City Limits (proof of address), proof of age for children 12 and under (birth certificate, shot records, etc.).
A host of organizations have joined with Artes de la Rosa as Community Partners to help make A Constable Christmas a rousing success. Amongst the partnerships are Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, El Asadero, Como Community Center, Straight Edge by Virginia, Justice of the Peace Sergio De Leon, Texas State Representative Ramon Ramero, City Councilman & Mayor Pro Tem Sal Espino, Fort Worth ISD District 1 Trustee Jacinto Ramos, Fort Worth ISD District 9 Ashly Paz, MANO – Men Advancing New Opportunities, HWNT - The Hispanic Women’s Network, & Tarrant County College Trinity River.
DROP OFF LOCATIONS
Artes de la Rosa Administrative Offices: 1442 North Main St. (Next to the Rose Marine Theater)
Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: 1327 N Main St.
Criminal Courts Building – Precinct #5 Office: 300 W. Belknap
El Asadero: 1535 N Main St.
Como Community Center: 4900 Horne St.
Straight Edge by Virigina: 3720 Hemphill St.