Toys for Tots and Food Drive Reminder

Posted: December 10, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 10, 2010 at 8:26 am

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Staff Senate is once again teaming up with Parking Services and Mason’s Office of Military Services to sponsor the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in conjunction with a food drive on the Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William Campuses.

The food drive beneficiaries are

Fairfax: New Hope Housing Inc.

Arlington:  Arlington Food Assistance Center

Prince William: SERVE Inc.

Parking Services is graciously offering faculty, staff and students the opportunity to pay off part of an owed parking ticket by donating a new, unwrapped toy and/or nonperishable food to the Parking Services office at Fairfax, Prince William or Arlington. Here’s how it works.

The donation locations are as follows (note that Parking Services credit is only available at the Parking Services Office locations on each campus):


Toy drop-off

  • Johnson Center: Office of Military Services, Admissions Office, Room 213

(Cash donations also accepted in lieu of toys), ongoing through Dec. 16.

Toy and food drop-off

  • Parking Services Office (next to Sandy Creek shuttle stop), ongoing until noon, Dec. 16.

  • Toy and Food donations may also be brought in the day of the Fairfax Campus holiday party, Dec. 16, to the Johnson Center Cinema from 2:30 to 5 p.m.


Toy drop-off, ongoing through Dec. 14:

  • Original Building, Arlington University Life Office, Room 333B
  • Original Building, Parking Services Office, Room 108

Food drop-off, ongoing through Dec. 14:

  • Hazel Hall, front and rear atrium
  • Original Building, 2nd floor lobby, Parking Services Office, Room 108
  • Truland Building, Garage vestibule and sixth floor Burton Library

Toy and food drop-off:

  • Original Building, Parking Services Office, Room 108, ongoing until noon, Dec. 14
  • Toy and food donations may also be brought in the day of the Arlington Campus holiday party, Dec. 14, Original Building, Room 329, from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Prince William

Toy and food drop-off, ongoing until noon, Dec. 15:

  • Occoquan Building, Parking Services Office

The Staff Senate thanks you for your support and goodwill. For additional information, contact Whitney Sublett, staff senator, at

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