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                                                                                                                                                                           December 16, 2019

 

 

                                  MARTA HOLDS ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOY SHOP                              

 

ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will distribute holiday gifts for over 3,500 children on Wednesday, December 18 beginning at 7 a.m. in the atrium of MARTA headquarters. Through its Charity Club, MARTA employees and ATU Local 732 raise money to provide books, games, toys, clothing, and bicycles to children whose families previously signed up for the giveaway.

 

WHEN:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019

    7 a.m. – Families arrive for holiday shop              

 

WHERE:  MARTA Headquarters Atrium

                 2424 Piedmont Rd. NE

                 Atlanta, GA 30324

 

WHO:  MARTA GM/CEO Jeffrey Parker

          MARTA Board Chair Freda Hardage            

 Charity Club Chairs

 

“This is a wonderful 36-year tradition at MARTA and one I have enjoyed participating in the last two years,” said General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker. “I am proud of the MARTA Charity Club, employees and the union for their leadership in the Toy Shop. We’ve seen the joy these gifts bring to families and their children at this time of year, and we’re glad to make a difference.”

 

RSVP to  sfisher@itsmarta.com  if you’d like to attend. Consider taking MARTA to Lindbergh Station and walking across the street to headquarters.

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