Wednesday, December 18, 2013


A portion of goods collected by Chester City employees for the holiday basket raffle during the Toys for Tots Program distribution and pickup, Thursday and Friday December 19th and 20th at ChesterCity Hall

CHESTER, PA- Department of Parks, Recreation, and Public Property, Director, Councilwoman Elizabeth Williams will host the United States Marine Corp Toys For Tots program, Thursday and Friday December 19th and 20th from 6-9PM at the Chester City Hall Community Room, in Chester, PA. The City of Chester has partnered with Toys for Tots for several years, providing holiday relief to the underprivileged, serving more than six hundred Chester families in years past. As an added feature to the gift distribution, Chester City employees collected items for raffle to assist the receiving families. Mayor John A. Linder and Chester City Council will raffle off seven baskets filled with turkeys and traditional holiday side dishes, at the kickoff pickup on Thursday.

The Toys for Tots Program has distributed over 400 million toys throughout 216 million households since its inception. For further information regarding the city’s participation with the program, contact Duane Lee, Deputy Director of Recreation for the City of Chester at 484.318.0994.

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