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Behind the scenes of the Children’s Futures toy and book drive

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Thousands of area children received toys and books at schools and churches like this young girl who received one of the hundreds of new books donated by the BlackRock company.

Children’s Futures’ 12th Annual Holiday Toy and Book Drive collected and distributed thousands of holiday gifts for local children and families thanks to the generosity of community-minded sponsors including ARAMARK and Roma Bank and participation from the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce,the Junior League of Greater Princeton, the NJ Tigers Baseball Team and the Never Give Up organization.

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Children’s Futures’ 12th Annual Holiday Toy and Book Drive collected and distributed thousands of holiday gifts for local children and families thanks to the generosity of community-minded sponsors including ARAMARK and Roma Bank and participation from the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce,the Junior League of Greater Princeton, the NJ Tigers Baseball Team and the Never Give Up organization.

In addition, many local companies and organizations served as toy and book collection sites including Scholastic Book Fairs, Mrs. G.  TV  and Appliances, BlackRock, HealthFirst New Jersey, Union Baptist Church, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals,  Classics Books, Princeton Computer Support, Rose Hill Assisted Living, Triumph Brewery, Shaffer’s Men’s Store, Paychex, the Mercer Insurance Group, Retro Fitness of Bordentown, Rainbow Town Restaurant  Mercer County Community College Kerney Campus, and the human resources office of the New Jersey State Attorney General.

 

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Children’s Futures’ President Floyd K. Morris, Jr. thanks Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce members for their toy and book donations during the Chamber’s Holiday reception at the Morven Museum in Princeton

“Through our toy and book drive, we focus on helping children who may otherwise go without during the holidays,” explained Children’s Futures’ president Floyd K. Morris, Jr.   “We always are humbled by the outpouring of gracious donations and support by our neighbors and friends.”

 
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Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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