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Superhero-Themed Toy Giveaway Brings Magic of Play to Local At-Risk Children
Northeast Toy Companies, The Toy Foundation & BGC of Dorchester Team Up for Day of Play

Dorchester, MA | November 20, 2019 – Local toy company volunteers put on their superhero capes and brought the magic of play to 250 at-risk children yesterday at a special Play Your Part event hosted by The Toy Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the North American toy industry, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester. The event was held at IBEW in Dorchester, MA.

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New social good campaign features the world’s first anger-powered scooter, a special Angry Birds 2 in-game event, and a $100k donation to UNICEF’s Education in Emergencies fund!

ESPOO, Finland – 12 November 2019 – Since the original Angry Birds debuted nearly 10 years ago, the beloved mobile game and its many hit follow-ups and spin-offs have been downloaded over 4.5 billion times collectively. Today millions of people around the world each day play an Angry Birds title. With the official 10th anniversary coming on 11 December 2019, Rovio Entertainment has kicked off the celebrations with a new campaign – titled “Bring the Anger” – that aims to show how anger can be converted into positive action!


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1 in 3 Parents Don’t Know that Counterfeit Toys are Lurking Online

Before Clicking “Add to Cart” Follow These Tips for Avoiding Fraudulent Toys
that Might be Unsafe this Holiday Season

NEW YORK, NY | November 4, 2019 – Nearly 1 in 3 toy-purchasing parents (31 percent) falsely believe counterfeit toys are not sold on major online marketplaces, representing a blind spot through which fraudulent toys that might be unsafe can slip into households this holiday season, according to a survey of 1,000 U.S. parents who are their household’s primary toy purchaser conducted by Wakefield Research for The Toy Association.


Your Toy Story Could Be in The Library of Congress

New York, NY | November 5, 2019 –Are you third generation toy industry? Did you unintentionally wind up in the toy industry? Or maybe you know someone with a fascinating toy journey that you would like to see brought to life. Whether you are a toy industry newcomer or a veteran, we welcome you to share your story with The Toy Association’s “Generations of Play, An Oral History” powered by StoryCorps.

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Unleash Creativity with Crayola Take Note! Dry Erase Wall Paint —Now Available at Lowe’s

Crayola Take Note! Dry Erase Wall Paint turns any surface into a personal dry-erase board for anyone who dares to be inspired.

EASTON, Pa., Oct. 31, 2019 – Go ahead and unleash your creativity with Crayola Take Note! Dry Erase Wall Paint, which transforms any surface into a canvas and sparks imagination, creativity and fun—now available at more than 1,000 Lowe’s Home Improvement stores nationwide.

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