Monday, December 06, 2004

Scandal-Stained Toys for Tots Bounces Back (

Scandal-Stained Toys for Tots Bounces Back ( "Scandal-Stained Toys for Tots Bounces Back
Sponsors, Donations Plentiful a Decade After Charity's Financial Misdeeds
By Jacqueline L. Salmon
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, December 6, 2004; Page B01
A decade after a devastating financial scandal hit the U.S Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots, the 55-year-old charity has come battling back.
The Quantico-based Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is swimming in corporate sponsorship and donations. The number of Toys for Tots distribution groups has almost tripled, the number of toys given to children has more than doubled and the amount of money raised has grown from less than $500,000 to $42 million last year. "

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