Raiders to collect Toys for Tots in exchange for autographs

The Oakland Raiders are once again teaming up with the United States Marine Corps to help brighten the holiday season for thousands of kids in the community as part of the Toys for Tots program.

Fans are encouraged to bring unwrapped toy donations (of at least $20 value) to The Raider Image at Southland Mall in Hayward during two autograph sessions: Dec. 9 from 6-8 p.m. and Dec. 16 from 6-8 p.m.

Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor, running back Darren McFadden, fullback Marcel Reece, wide receiver Rod Streater and Raiderettes will be on location signing autographs during the Dec. 9 donation drive to show appreciation for anyone that brings in their unwrapped toy donations. Raiders players for the Dec. 16 drive will be announced at a later date.

Both events are first come, first serve so be sure to have your place in line early.

United States Marines will also be on location at O.Co Coliseum for the Raiders match-up with the Kansas City Chiefs on Dec. 15, 2013. Marines will once again be accepting new, unwrapped toys as well as monetary donations at a variety of locations around the Coliseum. They will stationed in Raiderville, as well as the West Side Plaza, near the BART entrance, and Gates A, B, C, and D, before kickoff.


Author: Chris McClain

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