Toys for Tots

Howard Beach storm survivors lend hand to Typhoon Haiyan victims
Howard Beach storm survivors lend hand to Typhoon Haiyan victims
South Maggie Hayes 11/24/2013 at 12:14PM

A local toy drive is going international. Several medical practices from an area devastated by Sandy are collecting toys for children stateside and sending aid to those affected by the latest disaster in the Philippines. Cross Bay Physical Therapy, Cross Bay Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation PC and Cross Bay Foot Center have partnered with Toys [...]

Insurance team helped ensure a bright holiday
Insurance team helped ensure a bright holiday
News Queens Courier Staff 1/19/2012 at 4:33PM

Petschauer Insurance in Ridgewood recently collected and donated toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program in the hopes of making the holiday season brighter for children in need. The toys were presented to Staff Sergeant Price (second from left) by members of the Petschauer team — Rosmarie Wyszinski, Sherri Cosentino, Lauren Wisnowski [...]

St. Michael’s Cemetery gives from the heart
St. Michael’s Cemetery gives from the heart
News Alexa Altman 12/13/2011 at 6:03PM

Over the past two holiday seasons, St. Michael’s Cemetery has brought happiness to local children through participating in Toys for Tots. This past weekend marked the culmination of their annual toy drive, resulting in the collection of 720 toys for local children in need. “[People in the community] appreciate and feel sorry for those less [...]

Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 11:44AM

A joint effort across eastern Queens is attempting to provide children and their families with warm bodies, full stomachs and plenty of presents to open on Christmas. Councilmember James Gennaro united with New York Cares service events manager Joseph Salas, Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Daniel Sweeney and David Bonney of the Sixth Communications Battalion and [...]

Star of Queens: Mike Bilski
Star of Queens: Mike Bilski
People Alana Manning 10/17/2011 at 12:45PM

East Coast Car Association – Toys for Tots Community Involvement: Since 2008, Mike Bilski has worked with the , a club dedicated to helping the children of St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital. He is also involved in numerous other organizations, including the Middle Village Veterans Day Parade Committee, the Edward R. Miller VFW Post 7336 and [...]