PTK Fall Semester Toy Drive

Wed, 15 February, 2023 at 9:40 am

Our student honor society, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), recently shared the results of its service project for the holiday. This year’s theme of service stemmed from a PTK member who shared his personal experience as a child from a lower socio-economic background. He shared how the toys and games that he received each year through a toy donation event improved his feelings of self-worth and general motivation. With this serving as inspiration, the Chapter collaborated with the Redwood City Fire & Police Departments for their annual Holiday Toy and Book Drive. 

During the Toy Drive, the Chapter placed large donation barrels in high-traffic areas of campus such as the Cafeteria and the Office of Student Life & Leadership Development. They also decorated a holiday tree in PTK colors to attract attention to the barrels. Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to donate and the opportunity was promoted through fliers, social media posts and email announcements through the Cañada Marketing Department. 

As a result of their efforts, PTK students collected enough toys and books to fill three large barrels! The barrels were picked up by the Redwood City Police Department on the last day of the semester and the items where shared with children before December 25. Congratulations to our PTK Chapter on a successful collaboration with the Redwood City Fire & Police Departments and for serving as an inspiration to the college community.

Holiday tree in PTK colors decorated by the PTK students standing next to it


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