Thursday, December 19th was toy pick-up day as Chicagoland
Toys For Tots President George “Lester” Fortier and his crew came to pick up
the toys that were donated at the designated drop off point in the Morton
Union President Tim Visk, Vice President Eric Porod,
Treasurer Ruben Ruiz, bookstore employee and union member Hernan Alonso, and
House Delegate Richie Pawlak were on hand to help load the boxes of toys into
The Morton Classified Staff Federation further supported the
campaign by donating toys purchased by their members and cash collected at
their annual Christmas party.
In addition, the Morton College Bookstore toys
purchased with the $648 that was raised
from their stocking raffle. Bookstore manager Gene Suire, the Morton College
Classified Staff Federation, Fran Wedge, the PTA Club and the bookstore staff
were recognized for their help with the campaign.
Anyone interested in more information on Toys For Tots, should
visit their website.