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Second Chance Toys Holiday Spirit Strikes at Logan Annex Head Start

Logan LoganAnnexHS There was lots of holiday cheer in the air at Our Lady of Hope Church on December 23.  The kids of Logan Annex Head Start received lots of shiny gifts compliments of Second Chance Toys of PA, and had personal “sit-downs” with Santa Claus too!!!  That is what we call a very special day indeed!

Thanks to All -- Second Chance Toys of PA Donations Top 12,500!

Thanks to the generosity and support of so many individuals, families, schools, churches, synagogues and companies this holiday season, Second Chance Toys of PA toy donations now exceed 12, 500.  That is a lot of toys recycled away from the landfill to into the appreciative hands of literally thousands of youngsters in our community.  Thanks to the following organizations who lent a helping hand or otherwise participated this holiday season:
-Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
-Springfield Elementary School
-Springfield Literacy Center
-Walter Miller Elementary School
-Samuel Everitt Elementary School
-Bucks County Head Start
-Mill Creek Elementary School
-Pediatric Day Health Center
-Feltonville Head Start
-Trinidad Head Start
-Logan Annex Head Start (Our Lady of Hope Church)
-Downingtown Area School District (Admin Team)
-Tiferit Bet Israel Synagogue
-Warwick Elementary School
-State Farm
-Children’s Village of Doylestown, PA
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Second Chance Toys of PA Volunteers at “Work”!

DSC02951 Hey, it’s not really “work” when you are having fun!  Here is the Second Chance Toys of PA core team and some volunteers helping Santa make it happen for the kids during the holiday season of 2010!    

"Merry Christmas" to Feltonville Head Start!

Felt2 Second Chance Toys of PA donated hundreds of great toys to the children of Feltonville Head Start this holiday season.  The toys were distributed to the kids on December 21.  Smiling faces all around.  Happy holidays!  Ho Ho Ho!

Holiday Festivities at Trinidad Head Start

Trinidad What a great time on December 22.  The kids dressed up and performed in true holiday style for friends and family.  Second Chance Toys provided wonderful toys for every single child just in time for the holidays.  And -- Santa even made a surprise appearance too!   A tremendous time was had by all!

Mill Creek Elementary School Students Conduct Amazing Toy Drive For Second Consecutive Year!

MCreek2 Don't mess with those kids and families from Mill Creek Elementary School in Warrington, PA.  They know how to organize a toy drive!  Do they ever!  They filled our 15 x 15 cubic yard 1-800-GOT-JUNK? truck up to the gills with gently used plastic toys; great toys to be recycled and distributed to literally hundreds and hundreds of kids in our community just in time for the holidays.  That is community and holiday spirit at its best.  Thanks to Principal Leonard Schwartz, Home & School leader, Stephanie McDonald and all the great students who helped make the December 3-10 toy drive such a resounding success for the second year in a row.  Some say "Ho Ho Ho" at this time of the year!  We simply say "Wow, you are the greatest!!

Springfield, PA Lends Tremendous Support to Second Chance Toys This Holiday Season!

Second Chance Toys of PA wants to publicly thank and congratulate the wonderful children at Springfield Elementary School and Springfield Literacy Center who worked so hard to collect toys for us during their drive from November 3-12.  You did a great job and your efforts will help some very deserving children in Delaware County and beyond.  Your efforts are what the holiday spirit is all about.  Let's keep that spirit throughout the year.  Help the kids -- Help the Environment!  Way to go!!!

Way to Go Girl Scout Troop 21808 and Warwick Elementary School!

Warwick2 Warwick3 Talk about a team effort.  Led by Girl Scout Troop 21808, the students, families and Parent-Teachers-Organization of Warwick Elementary School in Warwick, PA orchestrated a very successful toy drive and collection in support of Second Chance Toys of PA from November 22 to December 1, 2010. All banned together to help many needy children in the Bucks County and surrounding areas hopefully enjoy the holidays a little bit more this year.  Many boxes and bags were filled with reusable plastic toys collected by the Girls Scouts at the school. This is the first year the scouts have coordinated with Second Chance Toys and we are very proud of them for their truly outstanding efforts. They are helping to make a positive difference in the lives of other children and our environment!

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Fills The Truck Again

MC2 The great kids and families of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Doylestown, PA organized another successful toy collection on November 20, 2010 in support of Second Chance Toys of PA.  Once again, our 1800GOTJUNK truck was filled with quality, polished-up toys that will make hundreds of deserving children in our community very happy this holiday season.  This is the third year in a row that Mount Carmel has supported Second Chance Toys of PA activities.  We are not only impressed by this consistent effort, but very grateful indeed!  Thanks to all who pitched in. Special thanks to Laurie Frayne who coordinates these activities at the church and to Eric Blum from 1800GOTJUNK who helps us get the toys where they need to go.  

Earth Week 2010 Toy Drives a Big Success for Second Chance Toys of PA

With the continued partnership of the wonderful team at 1-800-Got-Junk?, Second Chance Toys of PA sponsored a number of toys collections throughout the Greater Philadelphia community during Earth Week 2010.  Toy drives were sponsored by several companies including TargetRx, Inc., VMS Movement Specialists LLC, Take Care Health, Inc.  In addition, Oxford Valley Mall and Yardley Community Borough pitched in to lend a helping hand.  Best of all, three local elementary schools got into the game with enthusiastic groups of local kids working together to shine up hundreds and hundreds of beautiful gently used plastic toys for deserving kids in our area.  Hats off to the children, faculty, staff and parents at Gladwyne Elementary, Penn Valley Elementary and Lower Merion Elementary schools!  What a great job by all!  Recycling the toys and helping the kids in our area is what it is all about!  Thank you!!
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