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Washington State Chapter CAI Community Outreach
WSCAI’s 3rd Annual Toys For Tots Drive 11.18.14
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
Washington State Community Associations Institute (WSCAI) Chapter Luncheon had an amazing turn out for the Toys For Tots program in our community! The U.S. Marine Corps attended to collect the toys and to speak about the Toys For Tots Program.
Did you know?
In 1995, the Secretary of Defense approved Toys For Tots as an official activity of the U. S. Marine Corps and an official mission of the Marine Corps Reserve? The Marine Toys For Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity, is the authorized fundraising and support organization for the Toys For Tots Program. The Foundation provides the funding and support needed for successful annual toy collection and distribution campaigns.
During its lifespan, the Marine Toys For Tots Program distributed over 469 million toys to over 216 million less fortunate children. It is wonderful to see our community be active in this program each year!
Chapter Luncheon Toys-for-Tots Drive
For more information on how you can help please visit the Toys For Tots Foundation website for your local drop off areas – http://www.toysfortots.org/Default.aspx.
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