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New York Kid's Club Joins Earth Week Collection for Second Chance Toys

Image004 Six locations are accepting donations of gently used plastic toys from April 20 - 26.
New York Kid's Club: 601 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City
New York Kid's Club: 169 Amsterdam Avenue, New York City

New York Kid's Club: 219 East 67th Street, New York City
New York Kid's Club: 38 East 22nd Street, New York City

New York Kid's Club: 393 South End Avenue, New York City

New York Kid's Club: 182 Henry Street, Brooklyn

How To Make A Lot Of Children Very Happy (@secondchancetoy)

NCC Hispanic Development Corp.-Toy Donation-Second Chance Toys 
Martina Nuñez, program coordinator for New Community Corporation’s Hispanic Development Corp. in Newark, displays some of the toys that were picked up from the JCC in Scotch Plains, New Jersey during the toy drive sponsored on Jan 17th by Second Chance Toys. A representative of the corporation was able to pick up approximately 200 toys that will be distributed to local families. “We are so grateful to Second Chance Toys for reaching out to us about the available toys,” Nuñez said. “They are going to make a lot of children very happy!”

New Community’s Hispanic Development Corp in Newark Receives 200 Second Chance Toys

Ncclogo New Community’s Hispanic Development Corp. in Newark, NJ received over 200 gently used plastic toys from a collection conducted at the JCC in Scotch Plains to commemorate a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The organization is thrilled about the donation and the wide variety. Not only did they have enough for Hispanic Development, but they plan to share some with New Community’s two early learning centers.

Plastic Toy Drive to Mark Martin Luther King Day of Service (@secondchancetoy)

Please drop off your gently used plastic toys. They must be clean, no small or missing parts and battery operated toys must be fully operational.
Monday, January 17th, 10AM - 5PM (One day only)
41606_128879506704_8477_n JCC of Central NJ
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Second Chance Toy of New York City Helps Make the Holiday a Happy One for Over 2,400 Kids

Picture 019 Picture 025 Each year, thousands of needy children depend on the love and generosity of their neighbors to help make the holiday a happy one. Many larger, well funded organizations reach out to the community, ask for donations and are able to offer food, clothing, gifts and toys to needy families.  Pleas of many smaller organizations are never heard.  This year, according to Jocelyn Goldberg, founder of the New York City Chapter of Second Chance Toys, "Many smaller charities that don’t have the resources or manpower to ask for help were able to come to our website and connect with toy drives going on throughout New York City.  Drives held at organizations like Rapid Park Garages -- located throughout Manhattan –were able to collect and donate over 2,400 toys to organizations that otherwise would never have been able to connect with them. 
This year toys were donated to groups that include:

  • Association to Benefit Children
  • East Harlem Community Center
  • New Creation Christian Church
  • Mother-Child Crisis Center (Covenant House)
  • Dads United for Parenting (Midtown Community Court)
  • Brooklyn Family Defense Project
  • St John’s Place Family Shelter
  • Toys of Hope
  • Save the Children of NY
  • NY Kids Foundation
  • Bethel Gospel Assembly

1-800-GotJunk? donated time and services to transport the toys to each of these organizations.