Mechanics Bank hosts local holiday-season collection drive for Toys for Tots

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Drop boxes for new, unwrapped toys are available at participating Mechanics Bank branches.

Mechanics Bank is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program this holiday season to help ensure less fortunate children can receive a gift.

Customers, employees and community members are invited to donate new, unwrapped toys by placing them in drop boxes located at participating Mechanics Bank branches in California. Donation deadlines vary by county; but a general guideline is Wednesday, Dec. 15, which allows time for Toys for Tots volunteers to sort and distribute the toys where they are needed locally.

Request a Toy This Holiday Season

Parents and legal guardians who want to request for a toy for a child should visit Toys for Tots’ “Request a Toy page,” which will direct them to their local Toys for Tots program for more information.

“Our employees could not be more proud to support the amazing work that Toys for Tots does in our communities,” said Rauly Butler, Director of Retail Banking. “Receiving a new toy during the holidays is a powerful way of creating priceless, life-long memories for children and their families.”

Mechanics Bank toy drop-off branch locations:

(Collection deadlines vary by location)

Alameda County
1801 Solano Ave., Berkeley

Fresno County
8462 N. Friant Road, Suite 101

Kern County
900 Truxtun Ave., Suite 100, Bakersfield
2700 Mt. Vernon Ave., Bakersfield
3990 Gosford Rd., Bakersfield
5151 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield
3800 Riverlakes Dr., Bakersfield

Kings County
218 North Douty St., Hanford

Riverside County (Coachella Valley)
81-790 Highway 111, Indio
41990 Cook St., Building H, Suite 701, Palm Desert
1491 South Sixth St., Coachella

San Luis Obispo County
1070 Main St., Cambria
865 Oak Park Blvd., Pismo Beach
6950 El Camino Real, Atascadero
1025 Las Tablas Rd., Templeton
107 North Ave., Cayucos (through Dec. 9)

Santa Barbara County
914 Carpinteria St., Santa Barbara
2222 Bath St., Santa Barbara
3757 State St., Santa Barbara
5956 Calle Real, Goleta
3600 Sagunto St., Santa Ynez
1571 Mission Drive, Solvang
905 Guadalupe St., Guadalupe
828 North H St., Lompoc
519 East Main St., Santa Maria
1554 South Broadway, Santa Maria
110 E Clark Ave, Santa Maria

Santa Clara County
805 First St., Gilroy

Tulare County
130 E. Tulare St., Dinuba
2005 East Prosperity Ave., Tulare
3443 South Mooney Blvd., Visalia

Ventura County
304 East Main St., Ventura
1171 South Victoria Ave., Suite 2A, Ventura
410 Ventura Ave., Oak View
1207 Maricopa Highway, Ojai
470 Arneill Rd., Camarillo
156 West 5th St., Oxnard
3815 East Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite A, Westlake Village