All Toys to Be Donated to the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia for Families in Need
Philadelphia, PA (December 2, 2019) – As the season of giving commences, the Philadelphia Flyers announce their annual Holiday Toy Drive presented by Nissan. The club is encouraging fans to bring new and unwrapped toys to select home games in December. Toys will be delivered to the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia to benefit less fortunate children and teens throughout the region.
Collection bins for donations will be available at all entrances at the Wells Fargo Center at the following games:
– Thursday, December 5 vs. Arizona Coyotes
– Saturday, December 7 vs. Ottawa Senators
– Tuesday, December 17 vs. Anaheim Ducks
– Thursday, December 19 vs. Buffalo Sabres
Additionally, collection bins will be available at local Nissan dealerships and all SkateZone locations.
The Toy Drive will culminate with a festive toy drop off and sorting session at the Greater Philadelphia Salvation Army Foster Care Center with Gritty leading the charge on December 20, backed by Flyers Wives and front office staff members.
Rick has worked in print and broadcast journalism for more than 35 years. He's covered golf in one medium or another for more than 30. He is the co-author of the book So You Want to Play Golf with PGA professional Kim Verrecchio and the host of the Women's Golf Report podcast.
Most recently, Rick served as an associate editor for The Mulligan Magazine. He also served as an associate editor for Philadelphia Golf Magazine and New Jersey State Golf from 2004-07.
Rick covered his first LPGA Tour event in 1986 and continues to cover women's golf for various media outlets. High on his bucket list is having the opportunity to one day play in an LPGA Tour pro am.
Rick is also a longtime correspondent for two suburban Philadelphia daily newspapers, the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times in Doylestown, PA. Over the course of his career he has coverzed a wide variety of sporting events.
He is also a veteran play by play and public address announcer, and handles the PA mic for the nationally ranked Delaware Valley University football program.
Rick is also a longtime contributor to Referee, a magazine devoted to sports officiating. He called his first baseball game at age 13 and continues to umpire softball and baseball today.
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