Park Place Lexus, the official “Drive For Toys” sponsor of the GRACE (Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange) Christmas Cottage, recently kicked off the 2016 toy drive collection. The GRACE Christmas Cottage provides gifts for local children in a store like setting and is open for a full two weeks prior to Christmas.
“Christmas is a time of giving and we love supporting GRACE every year,” said Matt Woolsey, general manager of Park Place Lexus Grapevine. “We live and work in a community that is very blessed, but we also remember there are families who struggle to make ends meet. We want to make sure all the kids in our community have an unforgettable Christmas this year.”
The community is invited to drop off a new, unwrapped toy for the GRACE Christmas Cottage through December 17 at Park Place Lexus Grapevine, located at 901 Highway 114 East. Or drop them off at GRACE Christmas Cottage, 815 South Main Street in Grapevine.
The GRACE Christmas Cottage provides new, unwrapped gifts to families facing financial hardship due to limited income or recent emergency. Each qualified family is given a voucher with a value based on the number of children in the family, allowing the parents to “purchase” donated toys, home goods and appliances in a private, store-like setting. This unique approach allows families to budget their resources and select unique presents while preserving the family’s dignity. More than 2,700 individuals and families are served at Christmas Cottage each holiday season.
For more information about GRACE, go to gracegrapevine.org.
Ken Schnitzer founded Park Place Dealerships in 1987 with a single Mercedes-Benz dealership on Oak Lawn. Today, Park Place Dealerships employs more than 2,000 people and operates 17 full-service dealerships representing luxury brands including Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Infiniti, Volvo, smart, Jaguar, Lotus, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, McLaren, and Maserati. For more information about Park Place Dealerships, visit parkplace.com.