Desert Cities 1st Marine Division Association


    Over 1000 toys were collected by the 1st Marine Division Association, Desert Cities Mitchell Paige Chapter for the families of Marines and Corpsmen at the Marine Ground Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms.  The toy donation drive was supported by the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce, Indian Ridge Home Owners Association, Monterey Country Club, Navy League, Marine Corps League, Windermere Realtors, La Quinta; Jensen's Finest Foods, Palm Desert & Palm Springs and Householder Investment Group.

    The toys were delivered on December 20th to the Armed Services YMCA at the 29 Palms base.  The toys were sorted by gender and age groups and distributed by Santa Claus to the Marine and Corpsmen families the next day.

    Submitted by,
    Jim Sullivan

    Toys Delivered

    Toy Donation Box

    Toys Being Distributed