Mayor Jon Mitchell encourages residents to participate in the 24th Annual Holidays United Toy Drive ahead of the holidays.
In collaboration with the United Way of Greater New Bedford, New Bedford Firefighters’ Union, and New Bedford Libraries, new, unwrapped toys and gift cards are accepted until Wednesday, Dec. 14.
Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
• 128 Union Street #105 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
• Any New Bedford Fire Station from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
• New Bedford Free Public Library from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday or from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday
• Howland-Green Library from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday or 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Donations will also be accepted during the upcoming Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting (see page 3). There will be a toy drive box for children from infants to teenagers and all gifts must be unwrapped.
For questions, contact the United Way of Greater New Bedford at (508) 994-9625.
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