WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - For the 14th consecutive year, Lycoming College’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid ran a successful drive for the Lycoming County Toys for Tots campaign. This year, 882 toys, including dolls, board games, action figures and more, were donated to the cause.
The campaign is supported by the college’s students, faculty and staff. The group that collected the most this year was the Accounting Society, which brought in 215 items. All the toys received by the college have been sent to local charities, which will distribute them to less fortunate children in the Williamsport area.
Toys for Tots is a program of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that collects new, unwrapped toys in October, November and December each year. The gifts are then distributed as holiday presents to less fortunate children in the community.
Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.