Toys 4 Tots – the five tax collector’s office locations in Pasco County are all drop-off sites for the Marine Corps League’s annual toy drive. The locations are: the West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Drive – Room 120, New Port Richey; Gulf Harbors – 4720 U.S. Highway 19, New Port Richey; Land O’ Lakes, 4135 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. (US 41), Land O’ Lakes; Wesley Chapel – 4610 Pet Lane – Room C 101, Lutz/ Wesley Chapel and the East Pasco Government Center, 14236 – 6th Street – Room 100, Dade City. Toys for children of military personnel will be collected up to December 16.
Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Drive – The Gulf Harbors, Land O’ Lakes, and Wesley Chapel offices will be Red Kettle donation sites on December 14 and December 21. Please stop by between 8:30 AM and NOON either day to make a contribution to the important programs the Salvation Army provides throughout the year.
Farm Share Holiday Food Giveaway – collection jars will be on display in December in each of the five tax collector offices in the county. Donations made will help purchase fresh food for families in need this holiday season and into 2020.
Be a Santa to a Senior – “giving trees” are located in each of the five tax collector offices. Please stop by and claim an ornament, which has a Christmas wish from a senior citizen in our community. Ornaments will be available until all have been claimed. Gifts will be collected up until December 16.
“Please join the staff of the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office as we celebrate the holidays by reaching out to those most in need,” states Tax Collector Mike Fasano. “Your support of these wonderful local programs will help countless people enjoy the holidays this year. Your gift of any amount will go a long way towards helping our community have a joyous holiday season.”
For details about each program, information regarding hours and locations, or general questions about the services provided by the Pasco County Tax Collector’s Office, please contact Greg Giordano, Assistant Tax Collector/ Communications & Special Projects at (727) 847-8179.