Oswego, NY – The Oswego Lake City Police Club is giving back to the community once again this holiday season, as a partner of the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign, according to local Toys for Tots Coordinator Chris Jones.
The Lake City Police Club has been a supporter of the Toys for Tots program for years, and has collected and donated toys again for the 2012 toy drive.
“We are really excited to have the Oswego Lake City Police Club back again this year as a supporter of Toys for Tots,” said Jones. “It’s so great to see these organizations be so willing to give back to the community, when they already do so much to serve us.”
The Oswego Lake City Police Club joins numerous other area businesses and organizations who have supported this year’s event including: The Broadwell Hospitality Group (Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront, Best Western Captain’s Quarters, and GS Steamers), Step One Creative, The Oswego Firefighters Association #2707, The Oswego Border Patrol, US Coast Guard Station Oswego, and Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.
Since the program was founded in 1947, every year Toys for Tots provides grateful families nationwide with the joy of a new gift on Christmas. The mission of the Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November, and December each year, and distribute the toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community.
Drop off box locations within the Oswego Community include: Burger’s Okinawan Karate School, Novelis Corp, Canale’s Restaurant, American Legion, VFW, Lighthouse Lanes, Oswego County FCU, Wal-Mart, JC Penney’s, Raby’s Ace Hardware, River’s End Bookstore, Alliance Bank, Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront, Best Western, Bridie Manor, Burritt Motors, City Hall, Dynamic Sound & Security, Beacon Hotel, Leo Pryor’s Taekwondo America, All Kinney Locations, Oswego Family Physicians, Oswego Police Department, Eastside Oswego Fire Department, United States Coast Guard Station Oswego, Oswego Border Patrol and Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.
For additional information please contact: Chris Jones, Toys for Tots Coordinator at (315) 342-0396. To learn more about Toys for Tots please visit their national site at www.toysfortots.org, or for local information http://fulton-ny.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.asp.