(CBS News) When Toys R Us closed, Toys for Tots felt the loss.
The toy giant's decision to close its stores this year left some huge holes for the annual charity drive to fill.
Toys R Us shoppers donated more than 250,000 toys last year and the company gave $5 million in corporate contributions - 40 percent of all corporate giving to the Marine Corps community effort.
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The company's 800 stores usually had boxes near the doors where customers could toss a toy on their way out. They also took monetary donations.