JAKKS Pacific Donates Toys to Reno Aces & Reno 1868 FC
RENO, Nev. - The leading United States toy manufacturing company, JAKKS Pacific, Inc., will donate thousands of toys for the Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC to distribute to children in Northern Nevada for the holiday season, both clubs announced today.
"We are thrilled to be the recipient of such a generous gift from our friends at JAKKS Pacific.," said Eric Edelstein, president of the Reno Aces and Reno 1868 FC. "Their generosity will again be felt through the Northern Nevada Community and we are proud to make the holidays brighter for those less fortunate."
JAKKS Pacific Co-Founder & CEO Stephen Berman and Aces/Reno 1868 FC owner Herb Simon have been longtime friends, eventually leading to a greater cause. Over the last seven years, the two have partnered together to donate thousands of toys to various charities in both Nevada and Central Indiana.
El Sol De Nevada and Ashlee's Toy Closet will be the first of many recipients in our community. Each organization will receive 200 toys on Friday, November 16 at Greater Nevada Field at 11:00 a.m. Ashlee, together with her siblings, Wyatt & Maddee, are collecting NEW toys for the littlest victims affected by the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise, CA. It is feared the entire town has been lost to the fire. This fire hits close to our home and numerous family and friends fear they have lost their homes.
JAKKS Pacific, one of the top five United States toy companies, is a California-based company that has been designing, developing, producing and marketing toys and consumer products for children and adults around the world since 1995. JAKKS Cares is the philanthropic arm of JAKKS Pacific and since inception has donated over $50 million in toys, school supplies and monetary endowments to millions of underprivileged children around the world.
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