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Nov 25, 2013, 12:00 ET

Toys for Tots Teams Up with Betty Crocker® to Encourage Americans to Host Parties to Make a Merry Difference

 This year, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has partnered with Betty Crocker® to encourage holiday party hosts and goers to give back,...

Dec 13, 2012, 08:00 ET

With the Help of Celebrity Elves, Marine Toys for Tots Launches "Thank You Santa" Social Media Campaign

 The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation announces the launch of "Thank You Santa", a social media campaign giving the public yet another easy way...

Dec 06, 2012, 09:10 ET
Toys for Tots delivers a message of hope to children recovering from Hurricane Sandy.  Over $700,000 in toys from Hasbro, Inc., Toys"R"Us, Inc, and employees of Lockheed Martin were given to Toys for Tots programs in hard hit communities in New Jersey and New York. The Blue Angels and their C-130 plane, affectionately called "Fat Albert," flew the toys in from Marietta, GA and Washington, DC.  (PRNewsFoto/The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation)

Toys for Tots and Blue Angels Mission to Save Christmas for Children Affected by Superstorm Sandy

The Blue Angels turned their C-130 aircraft, affectionately nicknamed "Fat Albert," into a modern day Santa's Sleigh with a mission to help the...

Nov 17, 2010, 14:37 ET
Touchdown for Tots.  (PRNewsFoto/The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation)

Toys for Tots Launches Touchdown for Tots

This holiday season, several NFL teams will join forces with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to launch Touchdown for Tots, a national toy drive...

Nov 24, 2008, 09:54 ET

Toys for Tots Experiencing A Dramatic Increase in Toy Requests

Another dismal sign of how the economy is affecting American families is the dramatic increase of request for toys from the Marine Toys for Tots...

Dec 21, 2007, 00:00 ET

Marines Toys for Tots Needs Last Minute Help

QUANTICO, Va., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is making a nationwide last minute appeal for more toys....

Nov 19, 2007, 00:00 ET

WWF and Toys for Tots Partner to Help Global Conservation and Children in Need this Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and World Wildlife Fund are teaming up to make a child's day...

Dec 23, 2004, 00:00 ET

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is Hopeful That Cash Donations Will Continue to be Made the Last Two Days Before Christmas

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The toy collection phase of the 2004 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign has concluded. "The...

Dec 07, 2001, 00:00 ET

Low Cash and Toy Donations in South Suburbs May Indicate Toyless Christmas For Some

HAZEL CREST, Ill., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Loquator Dinkins, Coordinator of the United States Marine Corps Reserve South Suburban Toys for Tots...

Dec 01, 1997, 00:00 ET

Toys for Tots 'Unwraps' First Major Corporate Gift for 50th Anniversary Holiday Season

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys for Tots salutes Atlanta-based Crown Crafts, Inc. for the first "miracle" donation of the 1997 Marine Toys...