Gettysburg Fire Apparatus, along with Santa, will be traveling through the Gettysburg Borough and surrounding neighborhoods collecting items from December 11th through December 13th. Monetary donations will also be accepted during the event to purchase gift cards to Giant and Wal-Mart. If you will not be home but wish to donate, items can be placed in a bag marked “Fire Dept” and put on your porch.
The schedule for collection is as follows:
- Dec 11th from 6 -9pm at Colt Park/Olde Getty Place/Woodcrest;
- Dec 12th from 10am - 8pm at Lake Heritage/Twin Oaks/Hunters Crossing/Boyd’s School Rd/ Long View; and
- Dec 13th from 10am - 5pm at Lincoln Estates/Battalion Way & Herrs Ridge area/Twin Lakes/ Ridgewood.
Suggested food items include, but are not limited to: soups, cereals, canned fruits and vegetables, pasta products, peanut butter, jelly, canned pastas such as spaghetti and ravioli, Pop Tarts, Cup o’ Noodles, Jell-O, pudding, macaroni and cheese, crackers, and cookies.
All items will be sorted and will be then be available to eligible individuals and families at the Elm Street Office, 40 East High Street in Gettysburg. Distribution will take place Tuesday, December 15th from 1 – 4pm; Wednesday, December 16th from 10am – 4pm; and Thursday, December 17th from 10am-4pm.
For information on eligibility, contact Olde Getty Place and the Elm Street Project at 717-334-1518, ext. 229.