The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the Albuquerque area. One of many goals of Toys for Tots includes uniting our community in this cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign. Please reach out to our local coordinator 1st SGT John Finney (505) 604-4206.
How You Can Help
KRQE will host a fundraising phone bank on Wednesday November 30, 2016 beginning at 4:00 pm.
97% of your donation goes to the mission of providing toys, books and other gifts to less fortunate children. The 3% spent on support principally covers fundraising expenses – not one donated dollar goes to pay for salaries or any other manpower costs.
Toys for Tots will be collecting toys through December 15, 2016. Please feel free to drop off your donation at a local Fire Department Station, “Toys R US, or Walgreens.
Inform Those In Need to Register
This year, registration will take place at eight different locations from 9 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 17, 2016 – Barelas Community Ctr. 801 Barelas Rd SW
- Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – Alamosa Community Ctr. 6900 Gonzales Rd SW
- Tuesday, November 1, 2016 – Los Griegos HSSC-1231 Candelaria Rd. NW
- Thursday, November 10, 2016 – Cesar Chavez Community Ctr. 7505 Kathryn Ave. SE
- Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – Barelas Community Ctr. 801 Barelas Rd SW
- Thursday, December 1, 2016 – Alamosa Community Ctr. 6900 Gonzales Rd SW
- Friday, December 9, 2016 – Los Griegos HSSC-1231 Candelaria Rd. NW
- Tuesday, December 13, 2016 – Cesar Chavez Community Ctr. 7505 Kathryn Ave. SE
Please note, only parents and legal guardians are allowed to register children. The child must be 6 months old and up to 10 years of age to qualify. If you are planning on registering, you will need to bring the following items:
- Valid Photo ID
- Birth Certificate or Proof of Birth
- Proof of address
- PNM, NM Gas, Mortgage Statement, Lease, State or Federal Documentation
- Must have parent/legal guardian name and current address
- Solicitation or advertisement mail will not be accepted.
2106 Distribution Center
The old Hobby Lobby on the corner of Wyoming & Montgomery: 4315 Wyoming St. NE Albuquerque NM 87111