WASHINGTON – For the 26th year in a row, Santa and his elves will leave Rudolph in the North Pole and spread cheer to local children on motorcycles.
The Fairfax County Police Department motorcycle squad and other departments throughout the Northern Virginia area are collecting and distributing toys for sick children and local charities.
Those interested in donating a toy, game or book to the annual event can drop off contributions at any Fairfax County Police station, or at any of the locations listed below, before Monday, Dec. 10.
The collection ride will take place on Dec. 11, and gifts will be distributed at Inova Fairfax Hospital on Dec. 12 and Georgetown Hospital on Dec. 13.
Other collection sites for Santa’s Ride include:
WTOP’s Kristi King contributed to this report. Follow @KingWTOP and