TIF and BGCA Partners Kick-Off 2011 Play Comforts Programming

On Wednesday, April 13th, the Toy Industry Foundation headed south once more to distribute toys to children of military families at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort and Marine Corps Recruit Depot in South Carolina.  “Fightertown East” is home to six Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet fighter-attack squadrons and one Navy F/A-18 strike fighter squadron. In partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs of America, TIF made play possible for several hundred kids in attendance with have one or more parent serving our nation.

The event was the first of many toy distributions scheduled for the year at bases across the national affected by deployment. The special event, hosted by MCCS Children, Youth and Teen Program (CYTP), celebrated the Month of the Military Child and the sacrifices families make when they serve too.

Toys distributed at the event were generously donated to TIF’s Toy Bank by Funrise Toy Corporation, Omnicor Inc., The Original Toy Company, and exhibitors from the 2011 American International Toy Fair.

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