Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) stations will serve as donation collection sites for food, toiletries and toys, all benefiting local charities. Donations will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 14.

During this time of year, the demand for aid and donations at food banks and charities increases. Below is a list of donations that will be accepted, as well as addresses to OFR stations where donations can be dropped off.

Accepted Items:

Canned items (meats, fruits, vegetables, soup)

Dry goods (pasta, rice, dried beans, cereal)

Other non-perishables (fruit cups, juice boxes, peanut butter, crackers)

Toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes)

Baby items (baby food, diapers, wipes)

New, unwrapped toys in original packaging 

Drop Off Locations:

Station #1 – 410 NE Third St.

Station #2 – 2701 SE 36th Ave.

Station #3 – 737 SW Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Station #4 – 3300 SW 20th St.

Station #5 – 2340 NE 25th Ave.

Station #6 – 5220 SW 50th Ct.

Station #7 – 885 SE 31st St.

For information on the holiday donation drive, please call OFR’s administration office at (352) 629-8306.

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