Toys for Tots and Ladies Home Journal have partnered in a virtual toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots. The drive will go from December 2nd – 8th, to collect new toys for children who need them this holiday season.
Sponsors include Walgreens, Build-A-Bear, Lego, LeapFrog, Hasbro, Scholastic and Disney. Each group will donate up to $5,000 worth of toys to Toys for Tots..
Visit the Ladies Home Journal Facebook page and and “like” your favorite toy. Each day a new toy will be chosen in the virtual toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots.
“We’re thrilled to sponsor this virtual toy drive to benefit Toys for Tots to help raise donations this holiday season,” says Sally Lee, Editor-in-Chief of Ladies’ Home Journal. “It’s estimated that 16 million kids might wake on Christmas morning without presents and we want to change that. Our virtual toy drive allows our readers and fans to participate from anywhere and make a child happy with one click of a button.”
First Lady, Michelle Obama inspired Ladies Home Journal to partner with Toys for Tots this year. Mrs. Obama appears on the cover of the magazine, available on newsstands now. The White House supports Toys for Tots every year.
The Marine Corps Reserve began the foundation originally to help kids in need gather toys they would not otherwise receive.
Their mission is for Toys for Tots Program to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in local communities.
Pat Wyman is the founder of HowtoLearn.com and best selling author of several books on how to learn including the worldwide goodwill book, Amazing Grades:101 Best Ways to Improve Your Grades Faster. The book features learning and life skills strategies shared by authors and experts from 13 countries around the world and has been sponsored by such corporations as Microsoft and Nordic Naturals. HowtoLearn.com liked the Leap Pad Ultra and recommends you visit the Ladies Home Journal page and choose the toy you like best!