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Toys For Tots

By Mark Solway | December 28th, 2006

As a former Marine, one of my favorite charities is the toy drive run annually by the Marine Corps Reserves, Toys for Tots . That’s why I brought them up to BossHog when we were trying to decide what to do for the holidays as a website. http://toysfortots2006.com/google/tft_2004.jpg As a result, we held a Toy Drive at the two home games that BH came down for in early December. Between toy and cash donations, we were able to gather close to 100 toys in those two weeks. On December 16 at Verizon Center, THN gave the toys to the Marines prior to the Caps vs. Flyers game. The night was a success for the Marines and Toys for Tots, according to Gunnery Sergeant Ray Fenwick: “We collected more than 1,000 toys and $1,500 in cash donations. The toy drive was a huge success and on behalf of the Toys for Tots program we appreciate all of the help that we received from the Washington Capitals and their fans.” Simple math will tell you that the generosity of THN and their members and tailgate party attendees were a big part of that success. Hopefully next year, we can do even…

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