Christmas is a time for giving in the United States, especially to young children who look forward to getting presents. But some families don't have money to buy gifts. One program, sponsored by the U.S. Marines, collects donated toys that are distributed to underprivileged children during the holiday season. VOA's Deborah Block tells us about Toys for Tots.
55. What are two ways that Americans can participate in their democracy?
- join a political party
- help with a campaign
- join a civic group
- join a community group
- give an elected official your opinion on an issue
- call Senators and Representatives
- publicly support or oppose an issue or policy
- run for office
- write to a newspaper