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2023 Colorado State Patrol Christmas Cruiser Challenge

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Are you up for the Christmas Cruiser Challenge? If so, we will see you Friday, November 24 and Sunday, November 26, 2023.

Christmas is just around the corner, and the Colorado State Patrol will soon be holding their annual toy drive. Let’s kick off the Christmas season by giving back to our community.You can truly make a difference and help bring some joy to families this Christmas season.

PICT Colorado State Patrol toy drive in 2022 brought more than 2,500 toys to the Children's Hospital Oncology Department - CSP

The Colorado State Patrol is challenging the community to pack the patrol cars with toys. The collected toys will be given to local children for Christmas. The toys collected in La Junta will be donated to local schools. The toys collected at the Lamar Walmart will be donated to the Lamar Toys for Tots. 

This year, the Christmas Cruiser Challenge: Pack the Patrol Car toy drive will be two days and at two different locations. November 24, 2023, starting at 8:00 a.m., the Colorado State Patrol will be collecting toys at the Walmart in La Junta and at the parking lot east of Walmart in Lamar. November 26, Troopers will be at the La Junta Walmart from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please come by and see us! Just look for the banner and the patrol cars with flashing lights. 


If you are unable to donate Friday or Sunday and still wish to do so, you may contact the local Colorado State Patrol Troop Office: La Junta- 719-384-8981 or Lamar- 719-336-7403. Monetary donations are also greatly appreciated!