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Mayor Jerry L. Demings to Distribute Toy Drive Donations to Orange County Families

Mayor Demings' SealWHAT:

To conclude this year’s 13th Annual Mayor’s Toy Drive, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will be distributing a portion of the toys collected to families in the who live in the Taft area and participate in programming offered at the Taft Neighborhood Center for Families.

Families who are registered with Orange County’s Neighborhood Centers for Families and have indicated a need this holiday season have been scheduled to pick up their toys and gifts in a drive-through format. In addition, four families will actually “shop” with the Mayor.

Media is invited to gather photos/videos and interviews.


  • Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Orange County District 3 Commissioner Mayra Uribe


Tuesday,  December 19, 2023
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Taft Neighborhood Center for Families
Sphaler Activity Center
1001 4th Street
Orlando, FL 32824


The Orange County Mayor’s Toy Drive serves children and youth – from infants through teens. Now finishing its 13th year, the Toy Drive has collected nearly 75,000 gifts that directly benefit local youth. Last year, the drive collected more than 9,000 toys and serviced Orange County Neighborhood Centers for Families and many other local organizations. To learn more about this year’s drive, visit

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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