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Old 08-21-2018, 09:34 AM   #1
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2018 Drive: Marine Toys For Tots


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It all started On December 19, 2014 when a simple question about finding a way to turn points into toys for children resulted in contractors coming together in a mad dash to make a difference. That Christmas our community came together to donate $1,500 for the kids through Marine Toys For Tots!

In 2017, even with the distractions all of us faced, including a hurricane or two in the mix we were able to make a nice donation.

The total reward points donated, including our sister sites were as follows.

ContractorTalk.com 165,971
DIYChatroom.com 102,196
ElectricianTalk.com 34,002
PaintTalk.com 32,592

Total Points 334,761

5000 points = $50
Making our total donation last year: $3,347.61

This year, once again, ContractorTalk, ElectricianTalk, PaintTalk, and DIYChatroom will be joining together to make a difference for the kids. Hope currently has 3,527 rewards points.

If you would like to donate your reward points to Hope for the Marine Toys For Tots program, simply click on the Rewards tab in the navigation bar at the top of the site and then select the "donate" link. For the username, enter: Hope

2000 points = $20

What is our goal for this year?

Robie, once again, if you could reach out to your contact to get information regarding the deadline for this year, that would be great!
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Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Toys For Tots
"Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks."

How do I get points?
Points are awarded when you post to the community on the full site. Unfortunately we are unable to earn points from the apps. You can read more about the points if you click on "rewards" in our site navigation, from the full site.

How do I donate points?
From the full site, you click on rewards". Then you click on "donate". The username you would donate to is: Hope

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https://www.toysfortots.org/

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation (on Facebook)
https://www.facebook.com/toysfortots

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Can you post from Hope so that we can track the points on this thread?
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Old 08-21-2018, 09:42 AM   #4
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Current points across the sites.

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When donating, do NOT use commas. If you are donating 1,500 points, it should be entered as 1500 without the comma.
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I think I donate more than 12K last year myself.
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I think I donate more than 12K last year myself.
Can't live in the past. Donate those 3400 points this year.
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They'll be donated when the end is nigh.
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We need to start chatting it up and donating.
We barely have $700 total worth now.
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Dump and bump.
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Hasn't moved since you first posted it. I'm saving mine up. When date is the end near?

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