Mahoning Valley kids getting more toys, thanks to big donation

Covelli Enterprises donated $15,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps for its Toys for Tots program

Friday, Covelli Enterprises donated $15,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps for its Toys for Tots program.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Friday, Covelli Enterprises donated $15,000 to the U.S. Marine Corps for its Toys for Tots program.

Ninety-seven cents of every dollar donated to the program goes toward buying gifts for needy children. Each gift is between $20 and $30.

Marine Corps Sgt. Jeremy Lehman and Toys for Tots helps a lot of children in the Valley.

“We have just under 6,000 children, which is three toys per child. That’s 18,000 toys just to Mahoning and Trumbull County,” Lehman said.

Covelli Enterprises has been the largest local contributor for more than 30 years.