Shoe carnival: patrons gather at the registry to support toys for toddlers

Shoe Carnival recently sat down with Ted Silvester, Vice President, Marketing & Development for the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation to talk about our recent roundup initiative.

From November 1 to December 31, Shoe Carnival proudly partnered with Toddler toys in a raid on the registry campaign. Shoe Carnival customers donated up to the next dollar of their purchase total at checkout. In the end, clients like you helped us raise $ 321,496.01 for this impactful organization.

Who is Toys For Tots?

Toys for Tots is the first United States Marine Corps community action program that brings hope to less fortunate children by allowing them to experience the magic of the holidays. Our Marines and volunteers distribute an average of $ 18 million. toys to more than 7 million underprivileged children each year that otherwise might have been forgotten. ”

Why did Shoe Carnival and Toys For Tots team up for this campaign?

Shoe Carnival’s community service goals align with those the Marine Corps has been promoting for more than 74 years through the Toys for Tots program. Forces with Shoe Carnival to help children in need across States -United”

What was the impact of this campaign on Toys For Tots?

“The support received by Shoe Carnival has allowed Toys for Tots to bring the hope and magic of the holidays to over 35,000 less fortunate children this year!

For our customers who weren’t able to participate in the Round-Up or who want to do more, how can they help us now?

Known primarily as a Christmas charity, Toys for Tots supports less fortunate children year round. We distributed 1 million toys and games to families affected by Covid over the past spring and summer. Through the Toys for Tots Literacy Program, we distributed 1 million children’s books to Title I affiliated schools in the spring and fall. Toys for Tots distributed toys and games to 17,000 children of Afghan refugee families who have been granted asylum here in the United States. Shoe Carnival customers can visit www.toysfortots.org make a online donation to help us extend our support to even more disadvantaged children.

With the support of Shoe Carnival customers, Toys For Tots was able to help bring Christmas joy and send a message of hope to less fortunate children in America.

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