Volunteers Needed: "Play Your Part" Volunteer Event
March 7, 2013 | The Toy Industry
Foundation (TIF) will host a volunteer event to benefit new national
for Children, on Friday April 5, 2013 in Commerce, California.
Volunteers from the toy industry – both corporate teams and
individuals – are invited
to attend the “Play Your Part” event, where they will help sort and
bundle new toys and write personal notes of encouragement to be sent to
nearly 6,000 foster children waiting to be placed in loving, permanent
homes. Up to 150 toy industry volunteers are expected for an afternoon
of philanthropy, networking and fun.
“Something extraordinary happens when you give a child a toy,” says
Jean Butler, Toy Industry Foundation Executive Director. “They know
that someone cares about them and that someone wants them to feel loved
and supported. We’re excited to hold this industry-wide volunteer event
to put smiles on the faces of children who truly need and deserve
toys that are suitable for children from infants to teens, as well as corporate
sponsors, are also requested to ensure that the event is a
Volunteer registration can be completed
online; for more information, contact TIF’s Marisa Medina (646.454.5581).