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NJTV News: Earth Week Inspires Toy Drive Around NJ

Two groups are working together to help children in need while also keeping items out of landfills.

Second Chance Toys and 1-800-Got-Junk have partnered up to deliver toys to children throughout the state. Both parties have collected, cleaned and redistributed toys for children in the past. By collecting gently used toys, their efforts have centered around Earth Week — happening April 21-25 this year — according to franchise partner Drew Trautman from New Jersey Northeast.

Courier-Post: N.J. group seeking plastic toy donations for kids

A junk removal company will switch gears next week to pick up used toys for children in need.

Second Chance Toys, a nonprofit group, has partnered with 1-800-GOT-JUNK to collect, clean and redistribute plastic toys to children. The 1-800-GOT-JUNK trucks will be parked in locations throughout the state April 12 and 13 to collect donations. Donated toys should be in good shape, include batteries if necessary and should not have small or missing parts.

The Current: Fire, police, churches, businesses team up to collect toys for needy children

A fleet of trucks on April 12-13 will be parked throughout New Jersey so residents may donate the gently used plastic toys their children have outgrown.

The collection is a cooperative effort between 1-800-GOT-Junk and Second Chance Toys, a charity that collects, cleans and redistributes gently used plastic toys to children in need.

A local business is participating in the collection drive.

Trumbull Patch: Tashua School Drive Open Through Saturday

Last Saturday the Tashua Elementary GoGreen Committee and Second Chance Toys kicked-off their third annual Used Toy Drive in the Trumbull Town Hall parking lot.  Second Chance Toys is an organization that promotes keeping plastic toys out of landfills/incinerators by donating them to children in need.

NJ.COM Suburban News: Students from Evergreen School in Scotch Plains Donate Toys

Evergreen Elementary School students in Scotch Plains, had the opportunity to experience the true meaning of the holidays by teaming up with Second Chance Toys to donate hundreds of their own gently used plastic toys.

NJ TV News: Christmas Arrives Early For Kids In Newark

By Christine Valdez, Web Production Assistant

It’s the holiday season and Christmas arrived early for the children at New Community Harmony House as New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford and Newark Mayor Luis Quintana delivered gifts.