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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 2012
CONTACT: City Council Office
951.413.3008

Salvation Army has Urgent Need for Toys

The Salvation Army Moreno Valley Corps is in desperate need of 500 new & unwrapped toys to give to needy yet deserving children in Moreno Valley, Perris, Banning, and Beaumont. The Salvation Army’s annual toy drive ended yesterday and the toy count is about 500 short of its 1100 target.

Annually, The Salvation Army provides Christmas Food & Toy Assistance to families who are struggling economically. Last year, The Salvation Army assisted 330 families through this program. This year the program has committed to helping 547 families- nearly a 66% percent increase.

Individuals, families and groups still have an opportunity to give. New and unwrapped toys are can be dropped at the following locations until Friday:

  • The Salvation Army Moreno Valley Corps
    14068 Graham Street, Moreno Valley 92553
  • Moreno Valley Mall - Food Court- Angel Tree Booth
    22500 Towngate Circle, Moreno Valley 92553
  • Visterra Credit Union - Main Branch
    23540 Cactus Avenue, Moreno Valley, 92553
  • Visterra Credit Union – Stoneridge Branch
    27130 Eucalyptus Avenue, Moreno Valley 92555

For more information please call The Salvation Army Moreno Valley Corps office at 951.653.9131 or Julius.murphy@usw.salvationarmy.org.

Keeping your gift shopping in Moreno Valley will also help families in Moreno Valley keep jobs and grow businesses! Shop MoVal and Keep the Cheer Here!

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