For the month of February, the City of Irvine will host a month-long bedding and towel drive to support troops within Irvine 2/11 Marine Battalion. Donations of standard pillows, standard pillowcases, towels and more will support troops returning from overseas.

The 2/11 Marine Battalion made an announcement via Facebook on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Donations for Marines will be accepted at two locations in Irvine, one at City Hall and the other at the Great Park Visitors Center.

In terms of  items, troops are specifically in need of bedding, unused towels and washcloths, along with pillows and pillow cases. Items will be used for single marines, single parents and international sailors at their barracks at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

For the month of February, Irvine City Hall will accept donations Monday – Friday,  between 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Great Park Visitors Center will be open to accept donations daily between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Irvine’s February Bedding and Towel Drive for the 2/11 Marine Battalion is also accepting wishlist items from Amazon.

Irvine City Hall is located at 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine

Great Park Visitors Center is located at 8000 Great Park Blvd., Irvine

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