12/05/2013 (press release: NDMS) // Carrollton, Texas, USA // Sheryl Gibson
For the second year in a row, North Dallas Moving & Storage is participating in the Toys for Tots holiday campaign. The annual toy drive first began in Los Angeles in 1947, when retired Marine Corps colonel William Hendricks found there was no easy way to donate toys to needy children. Since then, the program has distributed millions of toys during the holiday season, with local businesses helping by volunteering as collection sites. Brandon Morris, President of North Dallas Moving & Storage answered the call again this year. “We just want to help the kids in our community,” said Morris. “We’re fortunate to have such a blessed Christmas, but a lot of people aren’t.”
Toys for Tots contributors can drop off new, unwrapped toys at the North Dallas Moving & Storage facility at 1804 Trinity Valley Drive in Carrollton, Texas. The company will collect toys from now until December 13th, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Saturday, December 7th from 8 a.m. until noon. People can call Sheryl Gibson at 972-331-2030 with any questions about the program.
Morris hopes that by making the drop-off easy, even more people will donate Toys for Tots. “Last year, we collected nearly two hundred toys,” Morris said. “This year, we’d like to double that. We’d like to make sure that every kid in our community gets a Christmas present.”
About Toys for Tots Foundation:
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fundraising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Toys for Tots, a 65 year national charitable program, provides happiness and hope to disadvantaged children during each Christmas holiday season. The toys, books and other gifts collected and distributed by the Marines offer these children recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime. It is such experiences that help children become responsible citizens and caring members of their community. For more information, visit http://www.toysfortots.org.
About North Dallas Moving and Storage
Founded in 1966, North Dallas Moving and Storage is family-owned and operated. The company specializes in moving and storing domestic and international household goods, as well as office relocations. North Dallas Moving and Storage is dedicated to quality service and creating lifelong relationships with its valued customers. Visit North Dallas Moving and Storage on the web at http://www.ndms.com/.
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