The Oakland Raiders have teamed up with the United States Marine Corps to brighten the holidays for thousands of children through the Toys for Tots program.
Running back Darren McFadden, quarterback Terrelle Pryor, fullback Marcel Reece, wide receiver Rod Streater and Raiderettes will sign autographs in exchange for a new, unwrapped toy donation valued at $20 or more at The Raider Image at Southland Mall in Hayward on Monday, Dec 9 from 6 p.m. –8 p.m.
Another contingent of Raider players will be signing at The Raider Image at Southland Mall in Hayward on Monday, Dec. 16 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Those names will be announced at a later date. Both events will be first come, first served.
U.S. Marines will be on hand to collect your donations at O.co Coliseum on Sunday, Dec.15, as the Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs. In addition to new, unwrapped toys, monetary donations will be accepted.
Marines will be stationed in Raiderville, as well as the West Side Plaza, near the BART entrance, and Gates A, B, C, and D, before kickoff.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.