Shaq’s back: Retired National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O’Neal will once again be Shaq-a-Claus as part of the #PlayItForward Challenge from retail giant Toys “R” Us, benefiting the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
Toys for Tots
Toy retail giant Toys “R” Us is revving up its 10th annual nationwide fundraising campaign to benefit the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, with some help from National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O’Neal, who will reprise his role as Shaq-a-Claus.
With Black Friday just days away, mentions on Facebook containing words related to holiday shopping are up 160 percent compared with one month ago, while mentions of Christmas are up 157 percent, according to the social network.
The new Toyota Prius V may not be very large as vehicles go, but that doesn’t mean it can’t hold a lot of holiday gifts. Toyota and Toys for Tots are enlisting the help of Facebook fans and Twitter followers to find out just how many.
While you might not be able to claim a real-life tax deduction for a single toy donation, buying at least 6,500 toys might do the trick. That’s what TurboTax plans to donate to needy kids if enough people play the company’s Facebook game created by Virtue.