Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive

Fill the Cruiser Toy Drive

Fill the Cruiser event in 2018.

Fill the Cruiser event in 2018.

Help spread joy this holiday season by donating new, unwrapped toys during the Arlington County Police Department’s (ACPD) seventh annual Fill the Cruiser Holiday Toy Drive. 

This year, with families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for donations may be greater than ever. Help ensure the holidays are bright for some of our most vulnerable community members – children in need.

Contactless Donation Drop-Off Locations:

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

  • Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 at Ballston Quarter, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 4238 Wilson Boulevard (a cruiser will be parked on the sidewalk between Ted’s Bulletin and True Food Kitchen)

  • Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 1100 S. Hayes Street

  • Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Lee Harrison Shopping Center, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 2425 N. Harrison Street

  • Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 830 23rd Street S.

  • Friday, Dec. 3 at Arlington Assembly of God, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 4501 N. Pershing Drive

Participants should stay in their vehicles until they reach the unloading areas, where officers will be on hand to remove donations from vehicles. A separate area will be available for those arriving by bike or foot.

Those wishing to donate toys, but unable to attend the Fill the Cruiser events can drop off donations at Arlington Police Headquarters, located at 1425 N. Courthouse Road, until Friday, Dec. 10 at the 2nd Floor Administrative Support Unit Front Counter from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday.  

Toy Distribution: Toys will be distributed by the Police Department to community organizations throughout the month of December. Due to the ongoing pandemic, ACPD will not host pop-up distribution events in the community.