You know Chicas Tacos, some of the best Mexican food you’ll find in L.A? This year they are doing a tasty toy drive where you can drop off an unwrapped toy (or $10 gift card) which they’ll donate to the children of Venice Community Housing and they’ll give you two holiday tamales.
Chicas Tacos, the award-winning Mexican fast casual concept and home to “A Better Taco”
- Legendary Boyle Heights Tamale maker Angeles Lopez and James Beard Award-Winning Chef Eduardo Ruiz
- Venice Community Housing, housing solutions for low-income families on the west-side
- Revolution Carts, the first sidewalk compliant Tamale vending cart in Los Angeles
From Saturday, November 27th to Saturday, December 11th, Angelenos can bring an unwrapped toy or $10 gift card to all four Chicas Tacos locations and get two holiday Tamales made from the collaboration of legendary Boyle Heights Tamale maker Angeles Lopez and James Beard Award-Winning Chef Eduardo Ruiz. All toys and gift cards will go to the children of the Venice Community Housing project. Chicas Tacos has also collaborated with the first sidewalk compliant Tamale vending cart – Revolution Carts to bring this project together.
With Chicas Tacos newest location at Whole Foods Venice (opened on May 5, 2021) the team at Chicas wanted to continue supporting hyper local charities. This year’s toy drive will benefit the children of the Venice Community Housing project.