INGLESIDE, San Francisco — As it has year after year, Ocean View-Merced Heights-Ingleside Neighbors In Action will make sure grandparents raising their grandchildren, children living in foster and group homes and low-income families in the OMI will have toys for the holidays.
The nonprofit, known for being a community organization of neighbors helping neighbors, will hold its annual OMI Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at the Minnie & Lovie Ward Recreation Center.
“We have been doing this since the early 1990’s for nearly thirty years,” OMI Neighbors in Action President Mary Harris said. “We make sure every child has something for Christmas.”
Children age 11 and under will be able to visit with Santa Claus and get free presents.
There will be free cookies and juice. Gina and Reed Fromer will be our MC and musical entertainment.
“We have musical entertainment, pictures with Frosty the Snowman, refreshments and a toy for every child aged 18 months to 11 years old,” Harris said.
This year’s OMI Holiday Party was supported by the Recreation and Park Department, Taraval Police Station, Firefighters Toy Program, OMI Family Resource Center, Stonestown Y, OMI Community Collaborators, the San Francisco Police Officers Association, Oz Erickson’s Emerald Fund, Operation Dream and the Irving Street Merchants Association.
When: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Minnie & Lovie Ward Recreation Center, 650 Capitol Ave.
Note: Participants must prove residents with the 94112 or 94132 zip codes with driver’s license or utility bill.
For more information, call OMI Neighbors in Action President Mary Harris at (415) 239-2119.