RICHMOND -- The annual Holiday Breakfast hosted by police and fire personnel in El Cerrito and Richmond to kick off their annual toy drive will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Courtyard by Marriot (Hilltop), 3150 Garrity Way.

The toy drive effort is now in its 25th year and the breakfast is one of the major fundraisers. The Richmond/El Cerrito Firefighters' Toy Program works in conjunction with the Richmond Police Department's Food Basket Program and the Coronado YMCA.

The program serves residents of Rodeo, Crockett, Pinole, Hercules, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Richmond, El Cerrito, Kensington and Albany.

The hotel is providing the free buffet breakfast and attendees are encouraged to make donations toward the purchase of toys for needy children in West County. Donors will be entered for a chance to win prizes.

For more details call Rod Woods at 510-774-5133.