Wolfpack Fans Break Records for Toys for Tots Donations

Toys for Tots Donation
This Marine shows off one of many donations generous sponsors & Wolfpack fans made to the Toys for the Tots at the Nove 13th game.

In three short years, this partnership between NC State Football, Coca Cola and Harris Teeter has raised over $125,000 in cash donations for the Toys for the Tots program.   These contributions have been used to purchase toys for children in need in the Triangle area.

Now in its fourth season, the program is poised to eclipse the $150,000 mark when contributions are from this season.

Coca-Cola donated $500 for each TD scored by the team through the Toys for Tots game on Nov 13, 2010.  Coca-Cola has already donated over $20,000 through this program this season, which brings the cumulative donation total to more than $143,000. 

Contributions from fans at the NC State vs. Wake Forest game on Saturday, Nov 13th easily pushed the total past the $150,000 mark.  Fans donated a record $23,500 in cash and more toys than have ever.

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Wolfpack fans donated a record $23,500 in cash & a huge amount of toys at the game on Saturday, Nov 13th.
Toys for Tots
NC State holds the Toys for Tots event at the game against Wake Forest.

In addition to the cash contributions, well over 10,000 toys have been donated by fans at the games and at local Harris Teeter stores since the program started in 2007.

Toy collection bins can be found in over 30 Harris Teeter locations at the Coca-Cola displays throughout the greater Triangle area through the end of November.

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Fans bring toys & make cash donations at the tent outside the stadium.
Marines
The Marines celebrate the success of the Toys for Tots program.

Thanks to the efforts of our fans, players and staff, the NC State football team is the single largest contributor to the Toys for Tots campaign across this region’s nine-county area.

Thanks to WSM’s Kristi Butler for this capcom story & for these capcom photos.

 

 

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