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Police Officers and Local Non-Profits Run Coat Drive For Children


ELIZABETH, NJ - The Hispanic Law Enforcement Association of Union County has partnered with two Elizabeth non-profits At Heart’s Length and City Shakers to help bring a warm coat and big smile to as many children as possible this holiday season.

The drive, which began Dec. 8 and continues to Dec. 16, is also accepting gently worn adult coats and new unwrapped toys, as well as new children’s coats, hats, scarves, and gloves.

Items can be dropped off at the following locations:

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New Life Church, 508 Magie Avenue, Elizabeth

Mojitos Restaurant and Lounge, 525 Bayway Avenue, Elizabeth

Marquis Hair Studio, 523 North Avenue, Elizabeth

Klippers Barbershop, 418 North Broad St., Elizabeth

Klippers Barbershop, 154 Washington Avenue, Elizabeth

Klippers Barbershop, 221 W. St. Georges Avenue, Linden

Urban Griddle, 460 Maple Avenue, Elizabeth

The HLEAUC is also hosting an event on Dec. 18 at New Life Church, 508 Magie Avenue, Elizabeth, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. where children can get their pictures taken with Santa. It will be catered by Lidia’s Cuban Kitchen and Urban Griddle.

For more information contact

Louis Demondo, HLEAUC, Demondol@aol.com; Hleauc@gmail.com, 908-219-9109

Marvelis Perreira, AHL, MarvelisPerreira@gmail.com

Danny Marin, City Shakers, DannyMarin@gmail.com

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