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One of our Quality Assurance Auditors, Kelly Long, along with her family participated in the annual Marine Toys for Tots drive.

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

Toys For Tots is a top-rated charity in which over 97% of your donations goes to our mission of providing toys, books, and other gifts to less fortunate children.

Kelly and the rest of the Long family work with local motorcycle groups and the United States Marine Corp to collect toys for needy children. The long family has been participating in the Marine Toys for Tots drive for the last 15 years. This year the long family was able to help gather 2600 toys for their local Toys for Tots mission.

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