The Spring Drive-Thru Donation event will take place in Oakville on May 7

A spring drive-thru donation event will be held in Oakville on Saturday, May 7 to help those in need in this community.

Objects can be left in the car park at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Center from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and at the south car park of Sixteen Mile Sports Complex from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Town of Oakville and its community partners will collect:

• Non-perishable food products

• Baby supplies (diapers, wipes and formula, etc.)

• Personal care products (shampoo, soap and toothpaste, etc.)

• Menstrual products

• Recreational and artistic equipment (used bicycles will not be accepted)

• Household items (pots and pans, small appliances, linens and cooking utensils, etc.)

• Clothes

• Books

Residents are reminded to bring only new or lightly used items in good condition.

Baby supplies, personal care products and menstrual products must be new and unopened.

“Our community continues to move forward through adversity by continuing to support each other and Oakville,” said Mayor Rob Burton.

“I encourage residents to show their community spirit and help locals and those in need by donating at the city’s spring drive-thru donation event.”

City community partners Community Living Oakville, Food for Life Canada, Front Line Outreach, Goodwill Amity, Kerr Street Mission, Oakville Public Library and United Way of Halton and Hamilton will be on hand to review and accept donations prior to distributing items to the community.

Visit the Spring Drive-Through Donation Event Page for more details.