Families

Donate a Toy for a Tot at a County Airport

There’s an easy way to feel good this holiday season — just put a smile on the face of a less fortunate kid.

It’s easy to do. Simply drop off a new, unwrapped toy into the Toys for Tots donation box at one of four County airports — McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Gillespie Field in El Cajon, Fallbrook Airpark in Fallbrook, or Ramona Airport in Ramona. You’ll be helping County airports and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve make sure a bunch of kids have a happier holiday!

All of the donation boxes will be open until Saturday, Dec. 16. All donated toys will be given out to children in San Diego County communities.

As in previous years, there will be two special collections at Ramona and Fallbrook airports. Marines in full uniform will personally collect toys from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at Ramona Airport, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16 at Fallbrook Airpark.

Donations can include new, unwrapped toys, bikes, games, dolls, stuffed animals and just about anything that will help brighten up a child’s holidays. Pilots can fly in to deliver their donations at the airports.

So, get that good holiday feeling. Drop off a new toy for a child.

For more information, contact the Fallbrook Airpark at (760) 723-8395 or Ramona Airport at (760) 788-3366.

 

Gig Conaughton is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact