PALA, CA – The Pala Band of Mission Indians and Pala Casino Spa Resort are supporting Toys for Tots this holiday season as a National Donor through a $5,000 donation. The Toys for Tots program provides toys for children in need during the holidays.
“We know the severe effects that COVID has had on children and families in our community and around the world,” said Robert Smith, Chairman of the Pala Band of Mission Indians. “Pala is happy to help support an organization that makes such a great difference.”
Members the Pala Tribe and Pala Casino presented the donation to members of the U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday, Dec. 9. The U.S. Marine Corps presented Pala with a Commander’s Award certificate in recognition of the donation.
“Toys for Tots is extremely thankful for the generosity shown by Pala Casino and the Pala Band of Mission Indians that helps the Marine Corps spread holiday cheer to children in need,” said Staff Sergeant Nunez.