Vit Plant Donates $8,000 to Toys for Tots and Bikes for Tikes
The Hanford Vit Plant donated $8,000 of cash and toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves’ Toys for Tots campaign at a drop-off donation event in Kennewick on Dec. 11. The donation included $8,000 in corporate donations from Vit Plant prime contractor Bechtel National, Inc. and subcontractor Amentum.
Vit Plant employees also dropped off toys, made online donations, and purchased hundreds of toys from an Amazon wishlist that were delivered directly to the Toys for Tots organization.
“Our team’s generosity is helping make sure every child has a gift to open this holiday, ,” said Staci West, Vit Plant communications manager. “ We’re committed to help our neighbors in need, especially during a pandemic, and to strengthen our community’s resiliency .”
Glen Carter, local Toys for Tots coordinator, accepted the donation at the drop-off event.
“We have partnered with the Vit Plant for more than decade now, and they are always instrumental in helping us meet our goals,” said Carter. “We’ve seen community needs rise steadily over the past few years, and we are so grateful for continued generosity of the Vit Plant employees, Bechtel, and Amentum.”
An additional $5,000 was donated by Bechtel to the Local 598 Bikes for Tikes campaign, which also supports Toys for Tots. Donations to Bikes for Tikes helped purchase and assemble 2,000 bikes for the community, including 350 that are designated for Toys for Tots.
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