The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is celebrating its 76th year of delivering hope to children in need across the Nation. U.S. Marines and volunteers will be conducting over 850 local toy collection and distribution campaigns in all 50 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
This year, Toys for Tots will highlight our extraordinary Reserve Marines and community volunteers, past and present, as well as showcase the incredible effort from communities across the Nation enabling Toys for Tots to support over 291 million economically disadvantaged children.
Marines, local supporters, and volunteers will engage with local businesses, media and individuals within their communities collecting new, unwrapped toys and distributing those gifts to disadvantaged children allowing them to experience the joy of Christmas or any celebrated holiday.
Collections have already begun and will continue through December 25.
Find a local Toys for Tots chapter near you by visiting the website at www.toysfortots.org.
It is estimated that 41% of America’s children live at or below the poverty level. The mission of Marine Toys for Tots is to bring the joy of Christmas to disadvantaged children with the goal of delivering a message of hope that will inspire youngsters to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. Now, in Toys for Tots’ 76th year, they are asking their supporters of the program to help them achieve another record-breaking year. It is their goal to deliver the magic of the holidays to every family seeking holiday help from Toys for Tots.