"Toys for Kids" is a local program run by the Heartland
Detachment Marine Corps League and not to be
confused with "Toys for Tots", which is a national
program. All donations to TFK's stay in the
Brainerd Lakes area.
3Wi has been involved with the Heartland Detachment
Marine Corps League's "Toys for Kids" program for over
For the last 6 years we have hosted their kick-off day
with an outdoor, live on-air event, which
includes refreshments, treats, visits from local
dignitaries (even Santa & Mrs. Claus), a silent auction,
and lots of fun. This year, we are hosting our second
Toys For Kids Radio-A-Thon and are encouraging our
listeners to call in and pledge or make a challenge over
The event is attended by Marine Corps League volunteers
who spend the day outside encouraging our
listeners and passers-by to stop and donate.
This event is very generously supported by Brainerd area
businesses, through cash donations, silent auction
items, and food and beverages donations.
For information on how you can help now, email
email@example.com or check out the Heartland
Detachment Marine Corps League's website at