Funko announced that it will be providing over $500,000 worth of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation this holiday season. This donation amounts to over 50,000 toys that will be distributed through the Toys for Tots campaign to less fortunate children.
“We are honored and thrilled to support Toys for Tots this holiday season,” said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko. “We are happy to be able to make the holidays a little brighter for the children in our communities.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Funko as a major national corporate sponsor of the 2015 Marine Toys for Tots Campaign,” said retired Marine Major Bill Grein, vice president of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. “They have provided us with many quality toys. With their generous support, we will be able to fulfill the Christmas holiday dreams of thousands of less fortunate children, who otherwise might have been forgotten.”
Funko will also support the Toys for Tots Program by encouraging its fans to make monetary or toy donations to their local programs.
Funko, founded in 1998 and located in Everett, Washington, is a leading provider and innovator of branded pop culture products. Funko has built entrenched and long-term relationships with a diverse base of 100+ studio/content providers and an expansive library of 250+ properties. Funko’s products are available through multiple retail outlets including specialty stores, mass-market retailers, e-commerce, international and direct-to-consumer. For more information on the company, please visit www.funko.com.
About Toys for Tots
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. For more information about the program, please visit www.toysfortots.org.