Big Bus Toy Express is rolling through South Florida

Local 10 News collecting toys throughout Miami-Dade, Broward counties

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - The second year of Local 10's Big Bus Toy Express was such a success that one bus wasn't big enough for all the toys generously donated by viewers.

Local 10 once again teamed up with Big Bus Miami to drive across South Florida and collect new, unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots.

Last year, Local 10 viewers donated 6,000 brand new toys, including dolls, games and bikes. Local 10's goal was to exceed that number this year and make the season brighter for many more less fortunate kids.

Exceed it they did. By midday, donations had met or exceeded the 6,000 mark, requiring the Toys for Tots truck to meet the Big Bus Toy Express in Plantation and unload some of the toys.

The "One & Only" Todd Tongen and Kristi Krueger will be your ride-along hosts. They'll be joined by the Marine Corps, children's choir, holiday characters and many more surprises. The stops will feature entertainment and the opportunity to give directly to the Toys For Tots program.   

The following locations are part of our Big Bus Toy Express schedule. Please make a note of the times and come out to make a difference!


6 a.m.-7 a.m.

Toys 'R Us - South Miami
Store #8703
8325 South Dixie Highway
Miami, FL 33143

7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Toys 'R Us - Kendall
Store #8715
8789 SW 117th Ave.
Kendall, FL 33183

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Walgreens - Doral
Store #3211
9675 N.W. 41st Street
Doral, FL 33178

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132


Noon - 1 p.m.

Babies 'R Us - Pembroke Pines
Store #8861
11930 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

A.C. Moore - Weston
4458 Weston Road
Weston, FL 33331

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Walgreens - Davie
Store #4003
3015 South University Drive
Davie, FL 33328

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Toys 'R Us - Plantation
Store #8706
8101 W Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Toys 'R Us - Coral Springs
Store #6755
6001 W Sample Road
Coral Springs, FL 33067

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