St. Joseph's Honors Toy Store Owner

January 16, 2013 at 5:01 PM



PATERSON, NJ - Ken Maietta, owner of Tons of Toys stores, which are located in Wyckoff, Chatham and Madison, was recognized as a ‘Champion for Children’ by the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Foundation (SJRMC-F).

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Throughout the month of October, the discount toy stores which provide children with unique specialty toys as well as popular brand name items, ran a promotion to sell pumpkins to customers wishing to donate to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ. Covered in signed pumpkins, the Tons of Toys stores raised $1,000 collectively by the end of the month.

For the generosity and enthusiasm of the fundraiser, Maietta was recognized and presented with a ‘Champion for Children’ certificate by Michael Lamacchia, MD, (right) Chairman, Pediatrics, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital (SJCH); Timothy Barr, Vice President, Development, St. Joseph's Healthcare System (SJHS), and Executive Director, SJRMC-F; Kristin Gerasimow, Child Life Specialist, SJCH, and Eric Gross, Associate In-House Counsel, SJHS.


About St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ, is an acute care state designated specialized children’s hospital known for its broad spectrum of advanced high quality pediatric services. With a focus on caring for the “whole child,” St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital offers the expertise of more than 200 Board-certified pediatricians specializing in all major pediatric concentrations, nurses who have received the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence consistently since 1999, and a skilled team of clinicians and support staff. St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is a member of St. Joseph’s Healthcare System. For more information, please visit our website, or call 877.757.SJHS (7547).

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