'The Group' celebrates 12 years of holiday giving with Toys for Tots drive

Nov. 22, 2023
The Automotive Parts Service Group (The Group) donate to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign.

Participating members of the Automotive Parts Service Group (the Group) are collecting toys and monetary donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign for the 12th consecutive year. 

"Since we began our partnership with the Toys for Tots organization, our members have really embraced the Toys for Tots mission and have done a great job raising awareness of the program in their respective communities," said John Marcum, director of marketing, Federated Auto Parts. "Many of our members and their customers have successfully converted Toys for Tots into a continuous impactful program all year long."

Since partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program in 2012, the Group, it members, and vendor partners, have helped raise over $4 million for Toys for Tots.

"We are very pleased to once again welcome the Automotive Parts Service Group as a national corporate sponsor of the 2023 Marine Toys for Tots Campaign," said retired Marine Colonel Ted Silvester, vice president of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. "Their community service goals certainly align with those the Marine Corps has promoted for over 75 years through our Toys for Tots Program. With the generous support we recieve from the Group and their many affiliates, we will be able to fulfill the Christmas holiday dreams of thousands of less fortunate children who otherwise might be forgotten."

In addition to toy donations at participating locations, financial contributions can be made online by visiting the Group website. 

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