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Request for Volunteers to Sort Toys for Tots in Frederick, MD

Frederick, MD, Toys for Tots – Request for Volunteers for Toys for Tots 2022 Event

We are looking for 20 PHS volunteers to help us sort a large number of toys for the Toys for Tots Program on Saturday, December 10, 2022!

Event: Toys for Tots

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: Frederick, MD, Warehouse location TBD soon

Event Sponsor: U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program

Uniform of the Day: Jeans, PHS spirit wear (please don’t wear any components of your uniform, such as the blue ODU t-shirt), closed shoes, coat or sweater, working gloves.

Point of Contact: CDR Harold Sano and CDR Candido Alicea

Email address for POC: harold.sano@fda.hhs.gov and candido.alicea@fda.hhs.gov

COVID-19 Safety Information: Volunteers must be fully vaccinated and will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination status. Face coverings are optional within the warehouse and social distancing is recommended.

Deadline for sign up: Thursday, December 1st

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.

GOAL

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.

OBJECTIVES

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. PHS Officers will volunteer to sort toys and pack them during this one-day activity.