Wilsonville Holidays: Tree Lighting Nov 28. Wilsonville Toy Drive & Senior Stockings begin Nov 2

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City’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive Begins Nov. 2
Donations being collected to provide holiday cheer for kids in need

WILSONVILLE, Ore. — Wilsonville Parks and Recreation is coordinating the City’s annual toy drive to provide some holiday cheer for in-need residents in Wilsonville and throughout Clackamas County.

From Nov. 2 to Dec. 8, we invite residents to purchase and drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Parks & Recreation Admin. Building on weekdays between 8 am and 5 pm.  Donations can also be dropped at Wilsonville Orthodontics, 9475 SW Wilsonville Rd., Monday-Thursday (hours vary). Other drop spots may be added and announced.

All toys donated are collected and distributed by Toy & Joy/Compassion in Action of Clackamas County to individuals and families in need.

“Every child deserves to experience holiday joy,” said Brian Stevenson, Parks & Recreation Program Manager. “We appreciate the generosity of Wilsonville residents, who are providing some happiness for families who may otherwise not have the means to provide holiday gifts.”

 Fill a Stocking for a Senior

The Parks and Recreation Department inviting community member to donate and fill stockings for seniors enrolled in the Community Center’s Home Delivered Meal Program.  Filled stockings can be donated at the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices from Nov. 2 to Dec. 11.

Fun items to include in your stocking might include small games/puzzles, ornaments, personal care items, greeting cards, stamps, gift cards to local grocery stores, coffee/tea/cocoa and wrapped snacks. A comprehensive list of donation ideas is available at WilsonvilleParksandRec.com/SeniorStocking

For more information on this program, contact Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526.

Holiday Tree Lighting

 While public health guidelines are preventing the City from hosting the annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony, Town Center Park is once again getting a festive holiday makeover. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the holiday lights, which are being switched on Saturday, Nov. 28, for residents and visitors to enjoy at their convenience.

For more information on holiday programs and events, call 503-783-7529 or visit WilsonvilleParksandRec.com.

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