13 Years of Operation Christmas Toy Collection Celebrated at Route 44 Toyota

Raynham, MA’s Route 44 Toyota is celebrating the 13th year Operation Christmas has collected toys to donate to Toys for Tots

Online PR News – 01-January-2013 – Raynham, Mass – Route 44 Toyota is celebrating 13 years of collecting toys during their Operation Christmas toy collection. Each holiday season, the Raynham, MA dealership collects toys to donate to Toys for Tots known at the dealership as “Operation Christmas.”

“I’m proud of all our associates and their generosity,” stated General Manager of Route 44 Toyota, Tim Bruno. “We have been involved for over 13 years now and have raised over $100,000 for this deserving cause!”

Toyota for Tots strives to deliver toys to deserving kids every holiday season. With the help of dealerships like Route 44 Toyota, thousands of kids receive new toys every Christmas. Trucks are filled with donated toys each winter at the Raynham, MA dealership and this year was no exception.

Toys for Tots is run by the United States Marie Corps Reserve. Each year, the group collects toys to donate to under privileged children whose parents may not have enough money to buy presents during the holiday season. The foundation was founded in 1947 by William Hendricks who was inspired by his wife who tried to donate a homemade Raggedy Ann dolls to needy children, but could not find an organization to do so.

“The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders,” Toys for Tots explains on their Facebook page.

Route 44 Toyota is proud to collect truck loads of toys to donate every year. Each year, the Raynham, MA dealership strives to fill more trucks than the last. As this is Route 44 Toyota’s 13th year donating to the organization, they have build on their reputation as being a dealership centered on the community. Even not during the holiday season, Route 44 Toyota works hard to give back to the community and help out all customers and community members.

Route 44 would like to thank everyone who donated to the great cause this year. Every toy dropped off at the Raynham, MA dealership put a smile on a deserving kid’s face. If you have any questions about Operation Christmas or Toys for Tots, swing by the dealership today where sales associates will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

About Route 44 Toyota: Route 44 Toyota is located in Raynham, MA, and offers members of the community an extensive inventory of new and pre-owned Toyota vehicles. Trained associates work hard, matching each customer with the perfect car, truck or SUV to fit their lifestyle. Top customer satisfaction is ensured as all associates take the time to help every customer in any way they can.