December 2015

Parking Services Food and Toy Drive

Parking Services Toys and Food Drive 2015Parking Services is collecting toy and food donations at the Fairfax, Arlington, and SciTech Parking Services offices.

If you owe a fine for a parking ticket, you may donate new, unwrapped toys or nonperishable food items at the Parking Services office, and your account will be credited based on the following:

  • 1 toy = $10 credit
  • 2 toys = $20 credit
  • 5 cans/boxes of food = $10 credit
  • 10 cans/boxes of food = $20 credit

A $20 credit is allowed per citation, with credit for up to three citations ($60), or receive up to a $20 credit toward an upgrade to a parking deck spring permit.

The deadline to submit donations for credit is 12 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Arlington: December 14
  • SciTech: December 15
  • Fairfax: December 16

Food donations will be given to Mason’s Pop Up Pantry. Suggested items include:

  • Small cereal cups
  • Pasta/rice
  • Snacks (chips, crackers, protein bars)
  • Non-refrigerated drinks (Gatorade, water, energy)
  • Toilet paper
  • Sauces/dressings
  • Paper towels
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Canned meats (tuna, chicken, beef)

For questions, contact Parking Services at 703-993-2828.