Accepted Until Dec. 14
Rockville, Maryland, Nov. 28 — It’s the season of
giving and there’s still time to help Rockville’s less fortunate with a
donation to the 2017 Holiday Drive. And there’s no better time than today, on
Tuesday is an international day of giving that serves as the kick-off for the
Saturday, Nov. 18, the Holiday Drive distributed over 400 Thanksgiving meals to
Rockville families and seniors in need. One-hundred and seventy-four volunteers
contributed nearly 350 hours to bag produce, sort canned food, and pack meals.
Holiday Drive is now accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys and $20 Target
gift cards to brighten the December holidays for your neighbors in Rockville.
are some other ways to help:
- Send a
tax-deductible contribution (checks can be made payable to Rockville
Holiday Drive Fund, and sent to 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.)
Donations help Rockville buy toys and gifts to supplement in-kind
- Organize a toy or
book drive to collect new unwrapped toys or books (new books for children
of all ages, including teenagers, are needed).
can donate toys at City Hall and city recreation facilities until Thursday,
more on Giving Tuesday, visit www.givingtuesday.org.
To learn more about the Holiday Drive and find a list of holiday
gift items needed, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/holidaydrive. Click the “Donate”
button on the page to make a contribution. All donations of money and goods are
tax deductible. Monetary donations are accepted throughout the holiday season.