Caltrans District 8
* * Stuffs A Spark of Love BUS! * *
am proud that District 8 employees worked together and generously contributed
to such a great cause for our community,” District 8 Director Basem Muallem.
Caltrans District-8 and Southern California Firefighters’
Spark of Love
Bernardino ___ The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 8 participated in the annual
ABC7 (Los Angeles) and Southern California Firefighters’ Spark
of Love toy drive this morning. As part of the ABC7 (Los Angeles) Stuff-a-
Bus live broadcast, District 8 Director Basem Muallem, along
with Caltrans employees, delivered nearly $5,000 worth of gifts, including:
toys, school supplies, sporting equipment and other items for children and
teens at the Mathis Brothers Furniture drop-off station in Ontario, California.
Once delivered at the drop-off location, the volume of toys and gifts filled an
in November, Caltrans District 8
hosted an all employee Stuff-a-Truck
toy drive for this cause. As a result of the generosity of the District 8
staff, a one-ton cargo body truck, as well as a maintenance utility truck, were
filled to capacity with gifts.
to event organizers, Spark of Love
has successfully collected more than 8 million toys over the past two decades.
The campaign collects new, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for underserved
children and teens in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura and
8 employees were honored to be part of such a worthwhile cause.