Restrictions and closures caused by COVID-19 have made traditional toy collections almost impossible, but virtual toy drives step up to fill the void
MENDHAM, N.J., November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – YouGiveGoods, the e-commerce platform that enables corporations, groups and individuals to run virtual drives to raise brand-new items for nonprofits, has become a valuable tool for nonprofits and businesses dealing with the demand and restrictions brought on by COVID-19.
LEMONT, Ill., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - During the recent holiday season and extreme winter weather, the CITGO Lemont Refinery generously supported employee-led initiatives to provide food, clothing and toys to local families. Refinery employees lead an annual food drive prior to Thanksgiving to help local organizations fill their shelves before the holidays.
Eddie Hatfield, a father of six, said he always wanted to give back to children, and two years ago started collecting money from his fellow tool makers at Whirlpool Corp. in Clyde to donate bikes to children for the Toys for Tots program.
LEMONT, Ill. – Feb. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Employees and contractors at the CITGO Lemont Refinery joined forces this past holiday season with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive. Collections bins were placed throughout the refinery and over 600 unwrapped toys were collected for needy children in Will and Grundy Counties.
Charlotte, NC, December 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected over 1,100 toys this holiday season for donation to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Program. Sixteen Sealed Air locations across the U.S. donated to this annual toy drive as a way to give back to children in the local communities in which they live and work. The company is a 2016 National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots.
Charlotte, N.C., December 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected almost 1,000 toys this holiday season for donation to the Toys for Tots Program. From coast to coast, twelve Sealed Air locations participated in the toy drive as a way to bring holiday cheer to children in the communities where Sealed Air operates. The company is a 2015 National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots.
Take a virtual ride on the Capital Region Toys for Tots (TFT) train that rolled through New York on December 5-6, 2015. Norfolk Southern was proud to team up with TFT, the U.S. Marines and AMTRAK for this event.
The Philadelphia and King of Prussia, PA divisions of Republic Services collected toys for the Toys for Tots program.
Republic is dedicated to supporting and being a good neighbor in the communities in which we live and work. This includes investing back into our communities through customer engagement, philanthropic giving, volunteerism, infrastructure investments, and operating in over 240 markets at the highest standards.
On December 15, Booz Allen Hamilton President and CEO Horacio Rozanski presented Lieutenant General Pete Osman (Ret.), President and CEO of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, with a check for more than $24,000 and a treasure trove of toys to be distributed to children who might not otherwise receive a gift this holiday season.