BEN and UPS Support Toys for Tots

November 22201112:00 am
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During this season of giving, help The UPS Store and Toys for Tots deliver holiday happiness by making a donation at an upcoming BEN-FM event.  Listen to BEN and check iliikebenfm.com to find the next event you’ll be able to make a donation at.

Here’s where you’ll be able to drop off your toy donations: 

Date Time Type of Appearance Place
Dec 3 12p-2p Deck The Malls Event Christiana Mall – BEN table at JC Penny Court
Dec 10 10a-12p BEN Party Patrol Event Schuylkill Valley Sports – 1661 Easton Road Warrington, PA 18976
Dec 10 2p-4p Deck The Malls Event Cheltenham Mall – at the BEN-FM Table
Dec 17 11a-1p Join Santa & BEN’s Donnie Black Roosevelt Mall – 2329 Cottman Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19149
Dec 17 12N-2p Deck The Malls Event Burlington Center Mall-2501 Mt. Holly Road, Burlington NJ 08016

Check out these helpful holiday “DO’s” & “DON’Ts” from UPS. 

DO’s

-Begin with the proper materials, including: a new cardboard box designed for shipping, professional-grade packaging tape and packaging material like foam packaging peanuts or bubble cushioning (at least two inches all around). 

– Include a label on the inside of the package with the destination and return addresses.

– Use a shipping option, like UPS, which provides a package-tracking number.

– Take batteries out of toys, electronics, etc., before shipping and wrap separately to avoid contact with metal.

– Seal home-made holiday treats in an interior airtight container or plastic bag before packing them.  Use an expedited air service, such as UPS Next Day Air®.

– Ship wrapped gifts and luggage ahead to your destination, especially if traveling by air.

– Ship as late as Dec. 23 for delivery on Christmas Eve.

– Check with The UPS Store® experts before shipping fragile items [or items that might be considered hazardous or illegal to ship].

DON’TS
– DON’T wrap boxes in brown paper or tie with string.

– DON’T use materials like newspaper or real popcorn to cushion items.

– DON’T use old boxes or gift boxes for shipping items.

– DON’T use duct tape, masking tape or cellophane tape to seal your boxes for shipping.

– DON’T ship perfume or cologne since they are considered hazardous materials.

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