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The Great Ryland Homes Toy Drive – Delivering Holiday Wishes to Deserving Children

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Ryland Homes was a 2012 National Corporate Sponsor of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation</i> </p>

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Great Ryland Homes Toy Drive – Delivering Holiday Wishes to Deserving Children15:47 EST Friday, December 21, 2012 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Business Wire) -- This holiday season, Ryland Homes proudly designated its sales centers as official Toys for Tots donation stations. Through the generosity of Ryland homebuyers, homeowners, employees and contractors some much needed joy was spread to deserving children across the country. Ryland Homes is proud to have been a 2012 National Corporate Sponsor of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Since 1947, Marines have distributed more than 452 million toys to more than 209 million needy children. Over its lifespan, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation has supplemented local toy collections with more than 98 million toys, valued at more than $694 million. While the Marines coordinate and manage the program, the Foundation's success depends on the support of the local community and the kindness of people who donate toys. “Ryland Homes was honored to serve as a National Corporate Sponsor for Toys for Tots this year,” said Peter Skelly, Ryland Homes' Senior Vice President and President of Homebuilding Operations. “We'd like to thank everyone for their overwhelming generosity - especially in areas like Tampa, Chicago and Denver where literally hundreds of toys were donated. In total, we were able to collect over 2,800 toys for children in need. The entire Ryland Homes family is incredibly proud to have been a part of such a wonderful cause.” The Great Ryland Homes Toy Drive was held from November 26 to December 16. Official Toys for Tots donation stations were located at participating Ryland Homes sales centers nationwide where visitors could drop off new, unwrapped toys to help make it a holiday season these children will never forget. For 45 years, homebuyers have trusted Ryland Homes for truly livable designs and a commitment to complete satisfaction. With a dedication to building homes that are energy-efficient and a better value to customers, as well as a national strength rooted in local focus, Ryland Homes prides itself on a day-to-day commitment to the customer. For more information, visit or please contact Diane Morrison, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, at Ryland HomesDiane L. MorrisonVice President of Sales