Numerous Alameda businesses have volunteered this year to serve as donation drop-off points for the annual Toys for Tots campaign.
Alamedans wishing to donate new, unwrapped toys to the U.S. Marine Corps. Reserves annual Toys for Tots program can drop them off at the following locations in town. (Please note donation cut-off dates vary from location to location.)
, 1750 North Loop Rd. Suite 150 (through Dec. 16)
All Safe Self Storage, 1 Singleton Ave. (through Dec. 16)
, 2263 South Shore Center (through Dec. 1)
, 2202 South Shore Center (through Dec. 20)
, 1913 Sherman St. (through Dec. 20)
, 883 Island Dr. (through Dec. 20)
Dr. Barrett J. Parker, 1740 Santa Clara Ave. (through Dec. 20)
, 200 Packet Landing Rd. (through Dec. 20)
, 1351 Harbor Bay Parkway (through Dec. 20)
Team Silva Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, 1706 Lincoln Ave. (through Dec. 19)
, 1916 Webster St. (through Dec. 15)
, 801 Island Dr. (through Dec. 19)
A-1 Self Storage, 301 High St., Oakland (just over the High Street Bridge, through Dec. 15)
For a list of additional Toys for Tots drop-off sites in surrounding communities, you can go here.
The goal of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to children in need.
For general information about the Toys for Tots program, visit its website here.