PORTLAND -- Folks using Portland’s SmartPark garages will get a special holiday surprise Monday.
Customers who park in certain garages will get a toy as a special gift as they leave the garage, to thank them for supporting downtown merchants.
The toy giveaway was scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and continue until the supply of toys, several thousand in all, were gone.
Select SmartPark locations will be involved in the event, including SW 3rd & Alder, SW 4th & Yamhill and SW 10th & Yamhill.
Organizers said they wanted to make the holidays a little brighter for young children and they tried to choose gifts suitable for kids ages eight & over. Up to two toys per customer will be provided.