Police Host the Ninth Annual Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive Events

Published on October 31, 2023


ARLINGTON, Va. – This holiday season, consider adding an Arlington child in need to your shopping list. Beginning in November, the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) will be hosting the ninth annual Fill the Cruiser Holiday Toy Drive benefitting children in need in the Arlington community. Bring joy to someone’s holiday by donating new, unwrapped toys at one of our collection events or stationary drop box locations.

Collection Events

Officers will collect new, unwrapped toys for children ages newborn to 17 at the following locations:

Saturday, November 18

  • Westover Baptist Church, 1125 Patrick Henry Drive, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Lee Harrison Shopping Center, 2425 N. Harrison Street, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 25

  • Arlington Assembly of God, 4501 N. Pershing Drive, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy Street, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 2

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 830 23rd Street S., from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th Street S., from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Stationary Drop Box Locations

If you are unable to attend one of our donation collection events, stationary drop boxes will be available at the following locations from November 1 to December 7.

  • Lost Dog Cafe, 5876 Washington Boulevard
  • Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Lane
  • Arlington Courthouse, 2nd Floor, Administrative Support Unit, 1425 N. Courthouse Road
  • Ireland’s Four Courts, 2051 Wilson Boulevard
  • Celtic House Irish Pub, 2500 Columbia Pike
  • Shirlington Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue
  • Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center, 333 Long Bridge Drive
  • Freddie’s Beach Bar, 555 23rd Street S.

Toy Distribution

Toys will be distributed by the Police Department throughout the Arlington community during the month of December.

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