All Press Releases for December 23, 2013 Helps Spread Christmas Joy to Children and Teens in Need

Disadvantaged, under-served and homeless at-risk children and teens will receive some Christmas cheer through gifts and services provided by dedicated organizations with help from

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"There's magic surrounding Christmas that no child should be deprived of. A gift is wonderful, but it pales in comparison to knowing someone is thinking about you and cares enough to help."

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT, December 23, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- As many children prepare for a visit from Santa and enjoy the closeness of their families, some find themselves hoping for any sort of present and others are without a home this Christmas. Thankfully, Toys For Tots will be providing a new toy for needy children across the U.S., Covenant House Missouri (CHMO) will offer refuge and services to homeless teens in St. Louis, and Chicago Youth Centers Fellowship House will be giving under-served children in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood the tools they need to help them reach their full potential., a leader in the online auto title loan industry is helping these organizations spread Christmas cheer to the children and teens that need it most.

Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy and giving, but for many children and teens it is a stark reminder of how little they have or how desperate their lives have become. Others struggle with academic or social issues that threaten to hamper their progress. Dedicated organizations work year round to ease these children's burdens and their work is especially important during the Christmas season. Toys for Tots will distribute millions of new toys to disadvantaged children nationwide. CHMO will continue to assist homeless and at-risk teens in St. Louis with housing and services as they did for thousands in 2013. Children who participate in the various programs offered in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood by the Fellowship House will find them empowering and nurturing. is awed by the dedication and efforts of these fine organizations. As an online company serving communities across the country, wanted to assist them in delivering the messages of hope and joy this Christmas. delivered toys, games, athletic equipment and art supplies to Fellowship House. They also hosted an impromptu party with cookies and juice while the children surveyed their gifts. Toys For Tots and CHMO received financial gifts that will help provide toys, toiletries, and other necessities to children and teens who need them.

"There is a magic surrounding Christmas that no child should be deprived of. A gift is wonderful, but it pales in comparison to knowing someone is thinking about you and cares enough to help." said a spokesperson. "These organizations ensure that the children and teens they serve know that they are cared about and not alone. We are honored to offer them some assistance this Christmas."


Since 1999, has endeavored to make the auto title loan process as quick and easy for the customer as possible. They have made transparency; security and customer service the cornerstones of their business. The customer is provided with all pertinent information about the loan process and can access their account from anywhere they have an internet connection. is an online specialty lender that has helped thousands of satisfied customers across the United States gain access to needed funds in a timely manner. has revolutionized the auto title loan industry by moving the entire process from application to funding onto their secure online platform.

About Marine Toys for Tots Foundation:

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a not for profit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Department of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Now in its 66th year, Toys for Tots provides joy and a message of hope to economically disadvantaged children through the gift of a new toy during the Christmas holiday season. Their gifts offer these children recognition and a positive memory they will cherish for a lifetime. Many of the gifts they provide, such as books, games and sports equipment, make a significant contribution to the educational, social and physical development of these children. In 2012, Marines distributed gifts to 7.1 million children in 745 communities nationwide. The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation relies on individual donations from the American public as well as support from corporate sponsors. For more information, visit

About Covenant House Missouri:

Covenant House Missouri (CHMO) exists to assist homeless and at-risk youth to become independent, productive and contributing members of society. Youth come to us from a range of life situations, including abuse, neglect, abandonment, mental-illness, a breakdown of familial structure, and lack of educational experiences. The youth also come from various geographic locations. Approximately 45% of our youth come from St. Louis County.

CHMO reached more than 6,435 youth served in the last year though GED Literacy & Tutorial Services, Transitional Living Programs, Employment Training/Internships, Life Skills Classes, Individual & Family Counseling, a Recreation/Drop In Center and Street Outreach. CHMO also advocates for youth needs in the community. For those youth who do not have a safe, supportive home to return to, CHMO provides a place that's safe and secure and then offers the support that they need to become independent adults. For more information about CHMO or for information on how you can help, please call 314-533-2241 or go to

About Chicago Youth Centers Fellowship House:

Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) invests in kids in underserved communities in Chicago to help them discover and realize their full potential. CYC is the city's largest and most established urban youth organization. Since 1956, CYC has been empowering youth by providing supportive services and programs that present a path to positive outcomes for every child.

The Fellowship House structure was constructed in the late 1800s and was one of two settlement houses in Chicago. In 1960, Chicago Youth Centers (CYC) occupied the space and initiated its community support services, offering well-trained youth-development specialists who give individual attention to more than 400 children and teens each year to help them with academic achievement and social and life skills development. The goal is to give members the tools, support and guidance they need to reach their full potential through the following age-specific programs: Early Childhood Education, School-Age Child Development, Teen Leadership Development and Summer Fun. For more information visit

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