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Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots

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Help the DeSales Student Veterans of America (DeSales SVA) deliver a message of hope to local children in need by donating new unwrapped toys or books for our annual Toys for Tots drive. Donations will be collected from now - December 9. Donation boxes are located in these on campus buildings: Dooling Hall, Dorothy Day, DeSales University Conference Services (DUC), Gambet Hall and The Trexler Library at DeSales University. Donations of new toys and children's books can also be dropped off at the Veterans and Military Services Center, Dooling Hall, room 215.

Toys for Tots, a 73-year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness, and hope to less fortunate children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books, and other gifts collected and distributed by our Marines and volunteers during the Christmas season offer these children recognition, confidence, and a positive memory for a lifetime. Toys for Tots also provides support year-round to less fortunate families experiencing challenges and exceptional circumstances, thus sending a message of hope beyond the holiday season. It is such experiences that help children become responsible citizens and caring members of their community. Last year, the Marine Toys for Tots Program fulfilled the holiday hopes and dreams of 8.7 million less fortunate children in over 830 communities nationwide. Since 1947, over 281 million children have been assisted. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a not-for-profit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. For more information, please visit www.toysfortots.org. 

Question? Contact wendy.badman@desales.edu

Saturday, December 9, 2023

DeSales University Veterans and Military Services Center, Dooling Hall, room 215 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034

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