It was the best of times, it was the worst of times as Burnaby RCMP collected toys for sick kids at Metrotown mall Wednesday.
The detachment collected $2,200 in cash and a good haul of toys for Keian’s Holiday Wish Toy Drive.
Among the cash donations, however, was a fake $50 bill dropped into one of the donation tins.
“If this was you and you’d like to drop off a real donation to replace this ‘cash,’ then feel free to do so at our detachment or community police offices,” quipped the detachment’s Twitter account.
Burnaby Mounties will deliver the toys to B.C. Children’s Hospital next Wednesday.
Until then, toys can be dropped off at the following locations:
Burnaby RCMP Main detachment – 6355 Deer Lake Ave.
- Hastings-Brentwood Community Police Office, 104-4191 Hastings St.
- Lougheed Community Police Office, 178-9855 Austin Ave.
- Donald N.Brown Community Police Office, 7191 Arcola Way
- Southwest Community Police Office, 4501 Kingsborough St.