Rep. Barletta's district offices to be collection sites for Toys for Tots program

Dec 4, 2011
Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, announced that two of his district offices will be collection sites for this year’s United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.

New, unwrapped toys will be collected at Rep. Barletta’s Wilkes-Barre and Taylor offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The addresses of those offices are:

Taylor, Lackawanna County: 802 South Main Street, Taylor, PA 18517. Phone: (570) 562-6240. The office is in the same center in which state Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich has his office.

Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County: 1112 State Route 315, Plaza 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Phone: (570) 235-1420.

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity, is the authorized fundraising and support organization for the Toys for Tots Program. The foundation provides the funding and support needed for successful annual toy collection and distribution campaigns. The foundation staff is headquartered in the Cooper Center located just outside the main gate of Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, about 35 miles south of Washington, D.C.

Local campaigns are conducted annually in about 500 communities covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.