The Ladner U11 Blaze girls’ soccer team collected 200 toys for Deltassist earlier this month.
The team held an event at the Holly turf field called Fill the Goal at Holly, where members accepted donations of new, unwrapped toys that went to less fortunate families through the annual Toy Depot Christmas program.
“It went great,” said Alana Brown, who has a daughter on the team. “We actually filled the net, which was fantastic.”
Blaze team members braved below-zero temperatures to be at the event, noted Brown.
One of the highlights included a coach from a visiting team who came to play that day, and wasn’t aware of the event beforehand, who went out and got a big air hockey game to donate, she said.