Fw: Toys for Tots: February eNewsletter 2010
Marine Toys for Tots FoundationThough it says Phelps Hobart, the donation came from our council.For 2010, the council's support for Toys for Tots is incorporated into the mission of the council's Youth Activities Committee The committee is chaired by Mrs. Karen-Lynne Freitas, Vice President Youth Affairs, KarenLynne at mindspring dot com.Members who care to donate to Toys for Tots may do so through the council (100% will be passed on) or directly. We will try to have a representative from Toys for Tots at our annual luncheon meeting aboard the S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN, 20 December 2010.Thanks to everyone who has contributed in the past.Phelps____________________________________________----- Original Message -----From: Marine Toys for TotsTo: PMMC at cwo dot comSent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 8:00 AMSubject: Toys for Tots: February eNewsletter 2010
The U.S. Marines - the team we've all counted on to save the day!
*****"My family and I would just like to thank you all for everything you did to help make my daughters' Christmas better for them. I have two girls, ages 2 and 4. They are both receiving gifts from your foundation and they are going to absolutely love them. I just wanted you all to know that there are people that are grateful for all that you do for their children. Merry Christmas to all of you. Sincerely yours,
Did you know the Toys for Tots team includes all these people?
Phelps Hobart, First Lady Michelle Obama, actor Dennis Quaid, NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, and Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers.
Dear Phelps,Yes, as a Marine Corps Toys for Tots supporter, you're part of a pretty special group of people. And with all of us working together, Marines were able to distribute 16.4 million toys to 7.4 million less fortunate children for Christmas in 2009.
Because your last gift made such a big difference, Phelps, I want to thank you for your extraordinary support as a part of the TFT Team! We need friends like you to ensure children in need feel loved on Christmas morning and long after.
It takes someone pretty special to realize that a new toy at Christmas means much more to a child than meets the eye. You and I both know, the toy is only the beginning...the hope that comes with it because someone said, "I care" lasts a lifetime.
Read on about Dennis Quaid and Tammy Lenhart and their commitment to ensuring no child is forgotten - and read about parents in Pascagoula, MS whose children benefitted from your incredible generosity!
Thanks, Phelps. Your support really means a lot!
William J. Grein
Major, USMC (Ret.)
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
G.I. Joe Joins the Toys for Tots Team
Actor Dennis Quaid and Hasbro's G.I. Joe joined forces to help Toys for Tots during the 2009 Christmas Campaign. Read more about how this partnership raised awareness about the positive impact the U.S. Marines and Toys for Tots make on the lives of children.
2009 Need Great...Generosity Greater!
As anticipated, requests for help increased in 2009. But thanks to generous Toys for Tots supporters around the country, parents in communities like these were relieved to receive the help they needed:
*****Reality TV Star Helps TFT
When the Orange County TFT needed help, Paul Teutul Sr., one of its most famous residents, offered his assistance...read more.
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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
18251 Quantico Gateway Drive | Triangle, VA 22172
The mission of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys, books and other gifts during October, November and December each year, and distribute those gifts as Christmas presents to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaigns are conducted.
- From one of our council friends...One of Norman's tasks is to assist CALMITSAC, www.CALMITSAC.org, chairman and council member Robert Dockendorff keep the group on course. When it comes to what the State of California is doing to aid and promote commerce, he is the man to contact.Phelps____________________________________________----- Original Message -----From: Fassler-Katz, NormanSent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 11:24 AMSubject: RE: [PMMC-NLUS] Fw: Toys for Tots: February eNewsletter 2010
Congratulations on your terrific effort. You are a truly caring bunch.
"No one is exempt from the call to find common ground"
Norman Fassler-Katz, Sr. Consultant
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