Toys for Tots at GPS!
It’s 54 days to Christmas! And GPS is excited to announce that all of our branches are drop-off locations for Toys for Tots! The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children.
GPS will be collecting new, unwrapped toys:
November 1st—December 7th Monday—Friday from 9:00am—4:30pm
Blessings for a wonderful holiday season,
Charlie Gallman & GPS Staff
GPS Drop-Off Locations:
4986 Calvin Street
North Charleston, SC 29418
1360 Browning Road
Columbia, SC 29210
GPS Hot Springs
3632 Central Ave, Suite C
Hot Springs, AR 71913
2402 Wilson Road
Newberry, SC 29108
2247 Columbia Road
Orangeburg, SC 29118
5151 East Broadway Blvd., Suite 1600
Tucson, AZ 85711
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From the Toy for Tots website:
“U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
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 less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.
The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.
The principal Toys for Tots activity which takes place each year is the collection and distribution of toys in the communities in which a Marine Corps Reserve Unit is located. In communities without a Reserve Unit, the campaign can be conducted by a Marine Corps League Detachment or group of men and women, generally veteran Marines, authorized by Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to conduct a local Toys for Tots campaign. Local Toys for Tots Campaign Coordinators conduct an array of activities throughout the year, which include golf tournaments, foot races, bicycle races and other voluntary events designed to increase interest in Toys for Tots, and concurrently generate toys and monetary donations.”