Help Troop 306 help teens in need through Dec. 11

Scouts from Arlington Troop 62580 plant. / Photo by Kendra Martin

The Troop 306 holiday gift drive is a way people can help local children served by the Department of Children and Families’ Arlington office, according to troop parents Karin Turer and Cara Fraley.

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The troop has been asked to serve nearly 250 Arlington teens in need. 

Local residents may drop off new, unwrapped items -- such as hats, gloves, scarves, socks, art and school supplies, gift cards or small games -- at the following locations through Dec. 11:

  • Arlington Assembly Sports Club, 29 Mass. Ave., East Arlington;
  • Arlington Police Department, 112 Mystic St., near Arlington Center;
  • Bishop, Dallin, Stratton and Hardy schools;
  • Leader Bank, 141 Mass. Ave., East Arlington;
  • Leader Bank, 1201 Mass. Ave., Arlington Heights;
  • LivFit, 471 Mass. Ave., Arlington Center;
  • The Roasted Granola, 1346 Mass. Ave., Arlington Heights; and
  • True Fitness, 30 Park Ave., Arlington Heights.

Donations can also be made online by shopping the Amazon gift list

These items should be ordered by Dec. 7 so they will arrive in time to be included. They will be delivered directly to the troop.

Nov. 21, 2021: Troop 306 dedicates table to Magnolia Park

This news announcement was published Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, based on information provided by Karin Turer of Arlington.

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