Big turnout for Toy Run

Since 1991, motorcyclists have gathered to ride through Nevada City and Grass Valley and deliver food and toy donations to benefit families in need at Christmas.

“We had over 1,300 bikes show up to donate,” according to the organizers. “We had food for 400 families, and gave four toys each to well over 1000 kids.”

We joined in making a donation, and watched the festivities near our house. A video is here:

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

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