Oak Express @ Furniture Row Partners with U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program

Nov 09, 2015, 13:00 ET from Furniture Row Companies

DENVER, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oak Express is pleased to serve as a collection point for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Annual Toys for Tots program. Through November, the Oak Express store located at 5740 N. Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 will serve as a drop off location for the program. Collecting new, unwrapped toys these toys will then be given as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community.

Oak Express will have a main collection area in the store available for drop off of toys, Mon-Sat 10am-9pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. The store which is near the I-25 & 58th intersection in N. Denver will help to support the metro Denver collection effort.

Discussing the project, Staff Sergeant Dean Sanchez of the U.S. Marines explained, "The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.  We are thankful that Oak Express is participating with us in this worthwhile endeavor."

Through additional advertising support including print mentions, interior and exterior banners along with electronic reader board messages, Oak Express hopes to make this year's collection effort a great success.  

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is directed by the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, with the assistance of his staff, from the Marine Forces Reserve Headquarters in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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. The Foundation staff is headquartered in the Cooper Center located just outside the main gate of Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, about 35 miles south of Washington, DC.

About The Furniture Row Companies
The Furniture Row Companies make up one of the largest family-owned specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers operating over 330 stores in 30 states. For more information, please visit http://www.FurnitureRow.com

Furniture Row also owns and is the primary sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup team. For more information on the #78 Furniture Row Racing program visit http://www.FurnitureRowRacing.com

Contact:  John Knippenberg / Furniture Row Marketing

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