Toys For Tots
MISSION: The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
GOAL: The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens.
Make A Wish
Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories, on average, every 38 minutes. They believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides them. It inspires many to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids they serve.
Christmas Tree Farm Network
Christmas Seals® were first issued in 1907 to combat tuberculosis. Today, they help the American Lung Association fight new battles against asthma, lung cancer, influenza, tobacco use, air pollution and more.
If you are looking for a local tree farm, use this recently updated online directory and find a special place to begin your family's Christmas tradition this year. Their directory provides information about each farm, including types of trees for sale and any special features the farm offers, such as gift shops, sleigh rides, Santa visits, and more. Also there is a map on each state showing location of retail farms in that state. These farmers are located locally and their product absorbs carbon dioxide and other gases and emit fresh oxygen to help all of us prevent the greenhouse effect.