Seattle Parks and Recreation and its partner organization, the Associated Recreation Council (ARC), will hold holiday parties at neighborhood community centers all over the city in December, and invite donations of toys and funds for needy area families.
Parks and ARC encourage local businesses, community organizations, and individuals to give generously by:
• Dropping off toys (gift wrapped and labeled for gender and age, please!) at any Parks and Recreation community center;
• Making a donation of cash by credit card by phoning the Parks Business Service Center at 206-684-5177;
• Making a donation of cash by credit card at the ARC web site at http://www.arcseattle.org/ (click on “donate); or
• Making a cash donation by US Postal Service to Associated Recreation Council, 100 Dexter Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109, Attn: Dewey Potter.
Parks and ARC staff will distribute the toys and funds collected at these sites to needy families. The toy drive will take place from November 30 through December 17, 2009.
A list of community centers is online at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers.asp.
For more information, please call Dewey Potter at 206-684-7241 or Robert Stowers at 206-684-0796.