NEEDHAM, MA, December 13, 2023 — Over 2500 toys collected by Lily Transportation locations over the last three months for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program were delivered to local Toys for Tots centers throughout the country for distribution during the holidays to less fortunate children in the community. Valerie St. John, Director of Compliance & Driver Retention who coordinated the effort for Lily, said this is the fifth year the company has brought the joy of Christmas to children, collecting over 10,000 new unwrapped toys for the local Marine Toys for Tots.
About Lily Transportation LLC
Since 1958, Lily Transportation has engineered and operated highly efficient dedicated logistics systems throughout the United States and Canada. As a Dedicated Contract Carrier, Lily manages over 60 locations, 1,400 employees and 2,250 assets. The company attributes their success to a culture of “Exceptional People, Elite Performance”, and is dedicated to making a positive impact on the communities in which they operate and contributing to a sustainable future. Lily’s headquarters is in Needham, MA. (lily.com)
About the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
Since 1947, The Marine Corps and Toys for Tots has been making a difference in the lives of American Families, distributing over 542 million toys to more than 250 million children. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, a 501 © (3) not-for-profit charity, was established in 1991 at the behest of the Marine Corps to help run and support the Marine Toys for Tots Program. Since then, the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program has relied on the support of local communities for three months each year to collect and distribute new unwrapped toys to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas.