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Second Chance Toys

Accepting donations now through December 19 | BJ Community House 1st Floor

In the spirit of giving, BJ is collecting gently used plastic toys (guidelines below) for immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and their families. This drive will benefit children in need and give our children the opportunity to donate something of their own…no need to buy anything new. What a great opportunity to instill the lessons of giving and reuse. Toys can be dropped off in the collection bins in the lobby of our Community House.

Parent and children volunteers needed to help us inspect and clean the toys. Donated toys must be:

  • Plastic (we cannot accept plush toys)
  • Clean
  • Batteries functioning
  • Free of small or missing parts (all parts must be attached to toy)

Our toy drive will benefit the Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing essential services to the immigrant community of New York City and serves all persons residing in the metro area regardless of age, race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or immigration status.

Note that the toys must arrive by Friday, December 19.