US MARINES TOYS 4 TOTS DRIVE 2017.
Requesting Toys: It's that time of the year again! Registrations will commence November 3. ALL applications will be accepted until December 9th. For information about eligibility, how and where to register, please call: 2-1-1 WNY by dialing 211 or 888-696-9211. or Buffalo Chapter Contact Person:
Sgt. Jo Ortiz
Websites: http://buffalo-ny.toysfortots.org Sponsorship: For sponsors who need supplies or plan to have events this season, the request form is available under the link "Tell us about your event." If you wish to be a drop site for toys to be collected in Toys for Tots boxes, please click on the link "Be a Drop Site." We look forward to your support this year!!! Requesting Toys (Groups): For our families needing to register, the organizations have already begun the registration process. At this time we are unable to accept new groups into the Western New York Holiday Partnership. Please encourage the families you work with to call 2-1-1 to learn how to apply for toys. Applications from income eligible parents and guardians are being accepted from NOW until Dec 9th. For information about application sites, hours of operation and eligibility requirements, please call: 2-1-1 WNY At this time we are unable to provide toys to new organizations. Toys for Tots Public Events: Please go to the link "Local Toys for Tots Events" to see the various events open to the public where you can be a part of the giving campaign. We would love to see you there! Like us on Facebook for more pictures and more info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-Toys-for-Tots/471882862888964! Thank you to everyone that contributed to our mission during the 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. It was a great success! We collected over 110,000 items to provide Christmas for our local less fortunate children this year, along with over $26,000 in monetary donations. Keep up the good work WNY!!! Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991.
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 needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.