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Spreading the Joy of Play | Our 2023 Holiday Toy Drive Journey

Updated: Jan 11

MayanTechs team with our top supporters: Kara Murphy-Wright (Club Pilates), Dylan, Rachel and family (Infinity Solar), Set Lopez (Virtus Barber & Co,)

As we step into the New Year, we want to take a moment to look back at the heartwarming success of our 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive. While the festive season has passed, the spirit of giving and the joy it brought lingers in our hearts. Each year, we set out on a mission to sprinkle a little holiday magic across the halls of Children’s Health℠, ensuring that children and families facing medical challenges feel the warmth and joy of the season. This tradition has grown into a defining aspect of our company's ethos, symbolizing our commitment to community and compassion.


The Power of Community and Giving

The recent holiday season reminded us of the incredible achievements we can accomplish when we unite for a noble cause. This year, the spirit of giving was exceptionally tangible. Individuals, local businesses, and our dedicated team members came together in a collective effort to make a significant difference in the lives of many. The impact of this collective spirit was both profound and far-reaching.



Toy Donation at Children's Medical Center Dallas

This Year’s Impact

We are excited to share the significant impact of this year's Holiday Toy Drive:


49 local businesses joined hands with us, hosting collection boxes.

52 boxes were filled to the top, reflecting the community's generosity.

• An impressive 2,200+ toys were donated, far exceeding last year's count.

• Over 6 weeks, the community dedicated their time and resources to gather donations.




A Day of Giving: The Delivery Event

December 22nd stood out in our calendar as a milestone, marking the conclusion of our 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive. This day was about more than just delivering toys; it was about delivering hope, joy, and a strong sense of community. Our team, alongside top supporters from Club Pilates, Infinity Solar USA, and Virtus Barber and Co., undertook the important task of delivering our collection of toys to Children’s Medical Center Dallas.


The logistics of the day involved a 10 ft U-Haul, loaded with the collective goodwill of our supporters. Each toy carried with it a promise of joy and a testament to the generosity of our community.


Upon arrival, we were greeted by the organized and welcoming staff from Children's Health, including the dedicated Child Life team. Their professionalism made the transition of toys into their new temporary home smooth and meaningful.



Dylan and Rachel Olsen with their family. (Infinity Solar USA)

Acknowledgments and Looking Forward


The innovative and heartfelt contributions from the community were the driving force behind this year's triumph. We extend our deepest appreciation to everyone involved. Their generosity has not only made a profound difference but also fueled our motivation to continue this tradition.


A special note of gratitude goes to the remarkable staff at Children’s Health for their tireless work and unwavering support throughout this initiative. Their dedication to nurturing the well-being and happiness of children serves as inspiration for us all.


Reflecting on three years of growing success, we are filled with hope and excitement for the future. We eagerly anticipate the continued expansion of this tradition of giving, bolstered by even greater community participation.


Conclusion

As we move forward, we do so with gratitude and our sights set on future opportunities to make a meaningful difference. Stay tuned for how you can contribute to next year's drive. Together, let's keep the spirit of giving alive throughout the year.


From everyone at Mayan Technologies, we thank you for your unwavering support. May the New Year bring you as much joy and generosity as you have helped to spread to others.



2023 Holiday Toy Drive Supporters

• Virtus Barbershop

• KVP International

• Infinity Solar

• Club Pilates – Frisco (Lebanon Rd)

• Club Pilates – McKinney (Virginia Pkwy)

• Club Pilates – N Frisco (Eldorado Pkwy)

• Club Pilates – Prosper (Preston Rd)

• Club Pilates – S McKinney (Custer Rd)

• Club Pilates Spartan Fitness

• Orange Theory Fitness

• 100% Chiropractic

• Ferguson | McKinney

• Aflac | Brenda Huerta

• Jay Maymi

• Cook DFW Roofing

• Mundo De Avivamiento

• Neighborhood Credit Union – Mesquite

• Neighborhood Credit Union – Dallas

• Neighborhood Credit Union – Richardson

• Neighborhood Credit Union – Dallas

• Neighborhood Credit Union – Prosper

• Hawaii Fluid Art – Frisco

• Hawaii Fluid Art – Cedar Hill

• Crossfit Allen

• Executive Self Defense and Fitness

• Chamberlain Dance Studio

• Low Testosterone & Wellness Center

• White Tiger Taekwondo

• Hotworx – Fairview/Allen

• Hotworx – McKinney

• Results PT

• The Dinosaur Company

• Pantera Crossfit

• Astound Business Solutions

• The Hyatt Place Allen

• Rough Riders

• Care A Lot

• Texas State Optical

• Allen Candle Company

• Campbell Park Animal Hospital

• Skin LovER Aesthetics

• Tru Med Spa – McKinney

• Tru Med Spa – The Colony

• MoonBeam Bakery

• Vera Hospice

• Starbucks Dallas

• Play Street Museum

• Collin County GOP

• Sheraton

Thank you!



Gallery: A Glimpse into Our Holiday Toy Drive

Dive into our photo gallery to see key moments from our 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive. From gathering a remarkable 2,200+ toys to our cheerful delivery day at Children’s Health℠, these images highlight the essence of community involvement and the joy of giving. Enjoy these snapshots of a successful event brought to life by teamwork and generosity.



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