In 2007, the City of Irvine officially “adopted” a marine battalion at Camp Pendleton and since then they have been providing help to the military personnel and their families through projects. like this annual holiday toy drive. From November 1-December 8. Collection box locations are the Great Park Visitors Center, Irvine City Hall lobby, and the Irvine Police Department lobby. More detail available on its website. https://www.cityofirvine.org/play/community-services-department/city-special-events.