Children’s Lighthouse Partners with Toys for Tots to Host Nationwide Toy Drive to Bring Extra Cheer This Holiday Season

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning Schools, based in Fort Worth and the nation’s leading provider of premium early childhood education, is proud to announce a national toy drive partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Participating Children’s Lighthouse schools will serve as local toy drop-off points collecting new, unwrapped toys starting November 20.

This heartfelt collaboration aims to bring extra cheer this holiday season and deliver a message of hope to underprivileged children. Welcoming the community to participate in the initiative, the participating Children’s Lighthouse drop-off sites include Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, and Texas to embrace the season of gift-giving.

“We are delighted to partner with Toys for Tots, a program that has been a beacon of hope for children in need for decades,” said Michael Brown, CEO of Children’s Lighthouse. “Considering our bandwidth of early learning schools across America our team is even more excited to extend the program into our close-knit communities and further bring the joy of the holiday season to children who need it the most.”

Toys for Tots is a renowned charitable program operated by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. Founded in 1947 the program has a long-standing tradition of bringing smiles to young faces across America for generations. Since its inception, it has become a symbol of holiday generosity, uniting members of local communities in a common cause each year.

“We are thrilled to have Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning Schools as a partner in our mission to provide gifts for less fortunate children during the holiday season,” said Ted Silvester, Vice President of Marketing and Development at Toys for Tots. “Their commitment to the well-being and development of children resonates with our goals, and we look forward to a successful toy drive this year.”

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Children’s Lighthouse:

The Children’s Lighthouse brand was established in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1997. Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning Schools™ are the nation’s leading values-based early learning schools. Currently, Children’s Lighthouse Franchise Company has more than 97 franchised schools open and in development. Children’s Lighthouse Early Learning Schools™ promise to create a safe, fun, and happy place that gives children confidence, a sense of comfort today, and a lifelong love of learning, friendship, and community. Its proprietary curriculum helps children of all ages develop healthy brains, bodies and best behaviors.

About Toys for Tots:

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity, is the fundraising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991 and supplemented local campaigns with tens of millions of toys valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. For more information, visit


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