Nubian Kruzers,others hosting annual toy drive, asking for donations | Community Spirit
Baton Rouge – The Nubian Kruzers United Motorcycle Club , NKU Foundation, Inc. and Capital City Rotary Club invites you and your company to participate in this season of giving by making this Christmas and Holiday season brighter for children in Greater Baton Rouge. They are asking that you donate new unwrapped gifts or toys for boys and girls from infants to 18 years of age .
“The 7th annual Nubian Kruzer and Capital City Rotary Club toy drive has grown significantly since 2005 when six pallets of toys were donated by the Northwest Summit County Ohio Rotary Club after Hurricane Katrina. Our goal is to collect and deliver more than 3,000 toys and involve more Baton Rouge organizations,” said Mark Shirley, Toy Drive Charirperson.
The following Baton Rouge organizations have volunteered to be Santa’s helper as drop off locations for new unwrapped toys and gift donations.
· Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson; 5853 Siegen Lane
· Friendly Honda-Yamaha; 10939 Artline Highway
· Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, 7330 Highland Rd.
· Gulf Coast Bank; All Baton Rouge Locations
· Investar Bank; All Baton Rouge Locations
· Gerry Lane Enterprises; All Baton Rouge Dealership Locations
Barrel drops will be available at each participating sponsor organization until Dec. 21. On Sunday, Dec. 22 at 9 a.m., the Nubian Kruzers, fellow motorcycle riders and sponsoring organizations will assemble at Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson to deliver gifts and toys to children living in selected underprivileged neighborhoods in East Baton Rouge. On Friday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. the Nubian Kruzers, fellow motorcycle riders and sponsoring organizations will assemble at OLOL Hospital to deliver gifts and toys to the children patients at the OLOL Children Hospital and emergency room.
A tax deductible cash donation can be made directly to the NKU Foundation, Inc c/o V&L Consultants, LLP, 11021 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA. 70810.
The annual event has grown to include over 20 sponsoring organizations, including:
· Gerry Lane Enterprises
· Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
· Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra
· Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry
· Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson
· Friendly Honda-Yamaha
· Gulf Coast Bank
· Investar Bank
· Sonic Drive-In
· American Advertising Federation- Baton Rouge
· Visit Baton Rouge
· V & L Consultants, LLP
· Dezins Interactive
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