PATERSON, NJ- Add 4CS of Passaic County to the list of local organizations that helped make Christmas brighter, and warmer, for local children this year.

On Saturday, December 9, the non-profit organization that assists families to obtain available, accessible, and affordable childcare held their annual toy and coat drive event for the moderate-income children they serve.

The event was held at their Market Street office which was transformed with a special holiday theme to make the season. 140 children attended with their parents and were treated to presents, coats and gloves, and a festive atmosphere.

Dennis Hunt, a case worker with 4CS of Passaic County expressed his gratitude to be able to work “in a place which gives back to the community.” As a parent himself, Hunt understand hoe important it is to be able to provide a gift for children during the holiday season and suggested that their was no greater reward for him than the “gratitude and emotion” that many of the parents show for the generosity they have been shown.