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Toys for Tots chugs on

Recent flooding spurs need for more donations

From left, Field Marketing Manager for Dunkin’ Donuts Eric Stensland, Toys for Tots coordinator Staff Sgt. James Bolen and Second Lt. Marc Mundy help load up donations for Toys for Tots.

From left, Field Marketing Manager for Dunkin’ Donuts Eric Stensland, Toys for Tots coordinator Staff Sgt. James Bolen and Second Lt. Marc Mundy help load up donations for Toys for Tots. Photo by John Purcell.

— “Working with the Marine Corps for a weekend is extremely special, but ultimately it is to see the joy of the children when they are receiving a toy,” O’Sullivan.

Kevin Garcia, an area Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee, was able to hop on the train last year to help deliver toys and it was an experience he wouldn’t soon forget.

“They are all lined up and it is fun to get out there with bags of toys,” Garcia said. “It is great to see kids happy and know we are coming. We try to let them pick out there own toys.”

For information on drop box locations, to become a drop box location, hold an event to raise donations or to volunteer, visit the Toys for Tots website at www.toysfortots.org and select New York from the drop down list under “Find a Local Campaign Office,” and select the nearest location. Non-profit groups can also request toys through the local campaign page.

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