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Why We Love Toys for Tickets

Posted November 29, 2018, by Lauren Fisher

For the third year in a row, Campus Services is teaming up with the The Elf Louise Christmas Project to deliver holiday cheer! Toys for Tickets is an opportunity for the UTSA campus community to donate any new, non-violent toy valued at a minimum of $5 or more in exchange for 50% off ANY one outstanding parking citation. There’s so much to be excited for! But why should you donate?

It saves you money!

Last year, Toys for Tickets saved students more than $3,600 in citation fees. 180 toys were collected and donated in total. Save money on a citation while also helping spread some holiday cheer!

You’re giving to families in need.

After Campus Services delivers the donations to The Elf Louise Christmas Project, the toys are wrapped and delivered to families in need around the San Antonio community. Volunteers dress up as Santa and his elves to personally deliver gifts to each family receiving toys.

Campus Services also welcomes donations without citations!

You don’t have to have a citation to donate! If you’re in the holiday spirit and feel like helping a great organization, don’t hesitate to drop off a donation at our office! We appreciate any and all donations.

You’re helping a great cause.

Elf Louise is a non-profit organization devoted to spreading joy throughout San Antonio. The organization is 100% volunteer-based. Every year, over 4,500 volunteers help to wrap and deliver toys to more than 5,700 families in the San Antonio area.

Toys for Tickets has a limited run happening now until December 5th

Let’s make this year’s Toys for Tickets bigger and brighter than ever, ‘Runners!


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