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Monday, January 24, 2022

Final week for ‘Give Back Drive’ donations

Marion County Parks and Recreation is hosting a Give Back Drive to benefit those in need within the community.

In the spirit of “give and you shall receive,” Parks and Recreation is offering rewards for generous donators who drop off non-perishable food, baby food and products, and personal hygiene products. Donations are being accepted through Thursday, December 2.

A donation of five items earns a free entry voucher to Carney Island Recreation and Conservation Area or Ray Wayside Park ($7 value).

A donation of 20 items earns a VIP Parking Package at KP Hole Park ($20 value).

The top five donators win a free Kayak and Koffee trip down Rainbow River or Silver River ($50 value).

All donated items benefit Brother’s Keeper, Interfaith Emergency Services, and The Salvation Army.

The following drop-off locations are accepting donations:

  • Parks and Recreation main office (111 SE 25th Avenue in Ocala).
  • Southeastern Livestock Pavilion (2232 NE Jacksonville Road in Ocala).
  • Forest Community Center (777 S Highway 314A in Ocklawaha).

For more information, visit the Marion County Parks and Recreation website.