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Jana Tidwell
Public Relations Manager, PA
O: (302) 299-4426
C: (302) 353-6563
jtidwell@aaamidatlantic.com

Kathleen Miller
Sr. Public Aff. Specialist, PA/DE
O: (302) 299-4168
C: (610) 291-7312
kmiller@aaamidatlantic.com

AAA Mid-Atlantic to Serve as Toys for Tots Collection Location

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 23, 2017)As shoppers head to the stores and take to cyberspace to do their holiday shopping this Friday, AAA Mid-Atlantic hopes they’ll consider adding a gift to donate to Toys for Tots. AAA Mid-Atlantic is pleased to serve as a public donation site to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots gift drive to benefit local children in need.

 

AAA members, our associates and the general public may bring a new, unwrapped toy to any AAA store now through December 17, 2017. AAA Mid-Atlantic has retail locations across its service area, which includes Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.  To find you nearest AAA Mid-Atlantic drop-off location please visit:  https://midatlantic.aaa.com/about/stores

 

“AAA Mid-Atlantic strives to assist those in need throughout the communities we serve,” says Jana L. Tidwell, manager of Public and Government Affairs, AAA Mid-Atlantic. “Last year, as part of our Corporate Citizenship program, more than 60 AAA offices participated in the toy drive throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.”

 

According to the Toys for Tots official website, all toys should remain unwrapped for donation. Gifts are accepted for children up to 16 years old. Toys for Tots prefers not to accept realistic looking weapons and gifts with food.  If donated, such items will not be distributed.

 

About The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

Toys for Tots, a 69 year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, provides happiness and hope to economically disadvantaged children during each Christmas holiday season.  The toys, books and other gifts collected and distributed by the Marines offer these children recognition, confidence and a positive memory for a lifetime.  It is such experiences that help children become responsible citizens and caring members of their community.  Last year the Marine Corps fulfilled the holiday hopes and dreams of nearly 7 million less fortunate children in over 790 communities nationwide.  Visit www.toysfortots.org

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TEDx Wilmington Salon

Who's in the Driver's Seat? The Transformation of Transportation

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, AAA and TEDx Wilmington held the first TEDx Salon dedicated to ideas worth spreading in transportation.

This event had:

  • 12 live talks given by 13 speakers
  • 368 people in attendance at the live event
  • More than 7,500 viewed the event online through Livestream, viewing events, and on the AAA Associate network
  • Online viewers came from all 50 states and approximately 30 countries around the world

View a slideshow from the event

This TEDx WilmingtonSalon was organized in partnership with AAA

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