toys for tots

Eric Arnold

Florida Grinch Accused Of Stealing More Than 100 Toys From ‘Toys For Tots’

The holidays are a time for giving, but they’re also apparently quite a temptation for those who are only interested in giving to themselves. Case in point: a Florida woman who allegedly stole more than 100 toys from a Toys for Tots fundraiser.  [More]

(Karen Chappell)

Charity Application Problems Leave Tots Without Their Toys

Here’s an important lesson on following up with paperwork: nonprofit organizations near Pittsburgh (and possibly in other regions as well) learned that when they celebrate Christmas with disadvantaged children this year, there will be no toys supplied by Toys for Tots for Santa to hand out. Why? Toys for Tots and the local organizations point their fingers at each other. [More]

Actual Grinch Steals Toys For Tots Donation Bin

Actual Grinch Steals Toys For Tots Donation Bin

Last week, two women showed up with a van to pick up the donations from the Toys for Tots bin at the volunteer fire department in a Virginia town. There’s nothing sinister about that, except that the women weren’t affiliated with Toys For Tots. Who were they? No one knows. [More]

(FOX 23)

Eight-Year-Old Donates 500 Presents From Birthday Benefit To Toys For Tots

There is no strict governing body presiding over exactly what form Santa Claus must come in, so why couldn’t he look like a generous eight-year-old boy? The young man from Owasso, Okla. was turning eight and decided he had enough toys. Instead, he opted to turn his birthday party into a benefit to bring in toys and give them away to those less fortunate. [More]