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November 25, 2016

Each year, the United States Marine Corps Reserve puts on a toy drive to collect and distribute toys to less fortunate children in local communities. Since its founding in 1947, the annual Toys for Tots toy drive has distributed more than 500 million toys to childr...

November 22, 2016

Did you know that many companies, including Microsoft, Verizon, General Electric, and many others match donations (view more examples at https://doublethedonation.com/matching-grant-resources/list-matching-gifts-companies/) from employees to nonprofits?
 

Many compa...

May 2, 2016

Recently, the Fire Museum of Maryland was the recipient of a substantial gift from the McLaughlin Company insurance agency of Rockville, Maryland. They had a large collection of fire-themed artwork and early twentieth-century toys which had been acquired over the y...

November 9, 2015

 

One of our newer acquisitions, this is a Gleason and Bailey (G&B) hand engine dating from the 1880s. Donated to the Museum in 2013, we have since rebuilt the pump, sealed the basin, and sourced both a drafting hose as well as an adapter to attach the hose. Since w...

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