‘Tis the season to give back and spread joy. Check out some local toy drives happening in the area this month!
Jersey City’s 21st Annual Toy Drive
City Hall, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City
Bring a new or unused toy to City Hall until December 13th! They should be brought to the Resident Response Center, and they’re open from 8AM to 8PM.
Visit & Photo With Santa
Loew’s Theatre, 54 Journal Square, Jersey City
For their 23rd year, Loew’s is hosting a Visit and Photo with Santa on December 9th from 11AM to 1:30PM. Families can stop by for some festive fun. The visit is free. A photo is $5, but if you bring a new, unwrapped toy, the photo will be free!
‘Tis The Season: Party With A Purpose Toy Drive
Cherry’s Lounge, 102 Martin Luther King Dr, Jersey City
Join A Queen Movement and Royal Dynasty on December 9th from 6PM to 10PM as they collect toys for kids of all ages.
Sip & Shop Toy Drive
CP5tudio, 190 Christopher Columbus, Jersey City
Join ChicpeaJC for a Sip & Shop event on December 12th from 6PM to 10PM. You can shop from local vendors, including Chicpea’s own wardrobe! Bring a new/unused toy or diapers for free entry that will be distributed to children in need in Jersey City, or you can provide a $5 donation benefitting AngelaCARES. Refreshments will be provided.
Toys for Tots @ NJ Beer Co
4201 Tonnelle Ave, North Bergen
Starting December 13th, visit NJ Beer Co’s toy drop box setup in the brewery tap room. Their goal is to collect as many toys as they can from the 13th to the 18th! They are also giving $1 off all drafts with a toy donation.
3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Tristan and Johanna Fine are pairing up with Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County for their toy drive this year! They’re looking to buy gives for over 200 kids, and need your help. If you can, email Tristan at firstname.lastname@example.org with how many kids you want to sponsor, and each gift per child is $25.