From December 3 to December 20 (noon), 2018 parking meter violation tickets received since September 1, 2018 can be brought to City Hall and paid for by donating a new, unwrapped toy, gift card, or cash donation in lieu of the cash value of the ticket.

Donations collected are given to the Salvation Army to support local families. The Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Campaign has identified toys appropriate for kids 8-17 years as their biggest need during the holiday season.

The Toys for Tickets campaign was launched in 2005 and has received tremendous support from the community each year. The program provides an opportunity for individuals to exchange parking meter violation tickets for toys that can be distributed throughout the community to those less fortunate. This year’s advertising sponsor is Moose FM.

“It’s the season for giving,” said Acting Mayor Bolin “This program gives citizens an opportunity to spread holiday cheer one toy at a time. Even if you didn’t get a parking ticket from the City, you can drop off a donation at City Hall and we’ll deliver it to the Salvation Army.”

Information provided by the City of Fort St. John.