Tag Archives: united way

Toys For Tots

My old pal Ernie the Angler paid a visit to the Toys For Tots truck and WDAZ News @5 last night.  Ernie said he was fishing for Toy For Tots donors. The big Whalen’s Moving and Storage truck is filling … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Toys For Tots: Then & Now

THEN: Actress Tina Louise at a Toys For Tots event in Hollywood in the 1960′s.   NOW: Santa pays a visit to the Toys For Tots truck at WDAZ. The big Whalen’s Moving & Storage truck is open in front … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Toys For Tots

THEN: President George Bush lends a hand in the 2005 Toys For Tots campaign. NOW: Stacie Van Dyke “live shot” from the WDAZ Toys For Tots truck this week. The big Whalen’s Moving & Storage truck is open in front … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Toys For Tots: Then & Now

THEN: Bob Hope hosting a Toys For Tots event in Hollywood (circa 1965).  Actress Angie Dickinson, a North Dakota native, is pictured on the far right. NOW: Reporter Victor Correa about to do a “live shot” earlier this week from … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Toys For Tots: Then & Now

THEN: Toys For Tots was begun in 1947 in Los Angeles by William Hendricks who, at his wife’s suggestion, gathered a group of local Marine reservists who collected some 5,000 toys for local children.Their efforts were so successful that, in … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Toys For Tots: Then & Now

THEN: A photo of Walt Disney who created the iconic Toys for Tots logo.  Mr. Disney was a a huge supporter of the Toys For Tots campaign. NOW: Even before the Whalen’s Moving and Storage truck arrived at WDAZ this … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thanks, Again

With the help of the several big, burly Whalen’s Moving & Storage guys, Molly, Stacie, Rob & I had a blast delivering 1,300 of your Toys for Tots donations to United Way of Greater Grand Forks the other day.  You can … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Leave a comment