MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Drive-Thru One-Day Donation Station

Published on April 02, 2020

Arlington County Board Chair Libby Garvey will update reporters on the drive-thru donation collection effort on Friday, April 3. Aaron Miller, Director of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management, also will offer brief remarks.

A staff member at the event will be available for media interviews, and reporters can capture video/photos of the collection effort. Note: Media should use safe distances and boom mics as necessary.

This donation drive-thru seeks to collect unused, unopened containers of essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), cleaning supplies, and certain food to assist essential employees, nonprofits and community organizations with coronavirus (COVID-19) response operations.

See more details about the drive-thru, including specific items to be collected.

When: Friday, April 3, 10 a.m.

Where: Central Library Parking Lot, off of 10th N. in Arlington

RSVP: Contact Jennifer K. Smith in the Communications & Public Engagement Office, at jksmith@arlingtonva.us.