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Parker To Donate Toys To Chrysalis House
12/19/2012 6:15 PM ET
FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno Grizzlies mascot Parker will be making a stop at Chrysalis House on Thursday, December 20th to donate toys and stuffed animals to children in need. Parker, dressed as Parker Claus, will visit Chrysalis House in Fresno (7395 N. Palm Bluffs, Fresno, CA 93711) around 10:30 am to make the deliveries.

Parker's trip to Chrysalis House will be his first time donating items to the non-profit organization. Grizzlies season ticket holders donated toys for Parker to give to the children at Chrysalis House during the annual Fresno Grizzlies Season Ticket Holder Christmas Party in the CRU Club at Chukchansi Park on December 13th. The Grizzlies' season ticket holders donated over 100 items for Chrysalis House.

Earlier this week, Parker was among a group of firefighters and law enforcement officers from CalFire, Clovis Fire Dept., Fresno Fire Department, Fresno Police Department and the California Highway Patrol that visited Children's Hospital Central California patients and gave them toys.

Chrysalis House, Inc. is a licensed, full service, non-profit adoption and foster family agency. Since 1985, Chrysalis House offers programs in both domestic and international adoptions as well as approving homes to accept foster children hose goal is adoption.

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