Toys for Tots Kickoff Dinner

Posted on October 11, 2023 by Published by

Dear Veterans and Friends:

The US Marines are preparing for the 2023 Chicagoland Toys for Tots campaign.

This wonderful program provides toys during the Christmas season to needy children.  Last year, the Toys for Tots Campaign of Chicagoland provided gifts for ~70,000 children.  No child’s request went unfulfilled.  Lots of details and donation information at

In the Northwest Suburbs, the 2023 Toys for Tots Campaign begins with the:

Toys for Tots Kickoff Dinner
(Hosted by the Northwest Suburban Marine Corps League, Detachment 80)
Friday, October, 27, 2023
Meridian Banquets, 1701 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

6:30 pm cocktails | 7:30 pm dinner | 8:30 pm raffles, auctions, and dancing

The cost of dinner is $50.00 per person ($30 for kids meal) plus a new unwrapped toy (please – no stuffed animals).

Please join us for this wonderful evening!  Please complete the reservation form (click here to download and print page 2 of this form); make checks payable to “MCL #80”; and mail to:

Mike Huttner, Commandant
Northwest Suburban Marine Corps League, Detachment 80
235 Chase Circle, Saint Charles, IL 60174-5777

Reservations must be received by Oct 16, 2023.

If you can’t make it and want to send a donation, please mail your check to “MCL #80” to the address above and write “Toys for Tots” in the memo.

Let’s help the US Marines continue with this wonderful effort to help needy children have a Merry Christmas!


Greg Padovani
Chairman, Veterans Memorial Committee of Arlington Heights
915 N. Belmont Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
P: 847-392-9113; C: 847-275-7729; F: 312-896-5863

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