Generous contributions from more than 240 individuals, businesses, and community organizations resulted in $93,149 of food, cash, toys and gift cards for the 2019 Rockville Holiday Drive.
These contributions, and the hard work of many volunteers, enabled the city to:
- Distribute Thanksgiving food baskets and grocery store gift cards to more than 497 Rockville households.
- Treat 96 Rockville seniors to a Thanksgiving dinner.
- Provide 306 teens with a gift card to a local retailer.
- Provide 182 seniors and households without children a gift card to a local grocery store.
- Operate the city’s annual toy shop, providing over 1,686 toys, books, and games to more than 562 children under age 12 (an estimated two toys and book for each child).
- Matched 62 Rockville families — a total of 246 individuals — with sponsors who provided gifts tailored to each family’s specific needs through the family sponsorship program.
Monetary donations are accepted for the Holiday Drive year ‘round. For more information, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/holidaydrive.