Takoma Park’s first responders teamed up to launch their annual toy drive yesterday, which will run until Dec. 20, according to a community advisory.

The Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department and the Takoma Park Police Department are accepting new, unwrapped toys and gift cards at 7201 Carroll Ave. and 7500 Maple Ave., respectively.

Takoma Park families who would like to receive toys or gift cards may fill out an online application form to apply. The forms are available in English, Spanish and Amharic.

Residents can click the “Submit” link to automatically send the completed form to Lt. Williams.

Alternative methods of submission include printing the form, scanning and then emailing it to cynthiaw@takomaparkmd.gov...

or filling out the printed form and delivering it to Lt. Williams at police headquarters, 7500 Maple Ave. Please use only one method of submission.