TOMY Kicks-Off Donation Program in Conjunction with Autism Speaks
TOMY will donate $250,000 in Chuggington Wooden Railway playtables and train sets to benefit 500 preschools serving children with autism
OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 12, 2012 -- TOMY, a leading global designer, producer and marketer of toys and collectible products sold to preschoolers, youths and adults, proudly announces a large scale donation in conjunction with Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. TOMY will donate up to five hundred Chuggington Wooden Railway playtables and train sets, with a total value of up to $250,000, to preschools who serve children with autism. According to U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), autism affects one in 88 children and one in 54 boys. TOMY's donation is designed to help preschools serving children with autism provide wholesome and engaging play opportunities within educational environments.