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A Night with Santa Toy and Coat Drive for St. Jude Children’s Hospital Being Held Friday


WEST ORANGE, NJ - Santa is coming to town, as it’s almost time for the fourth annual, "A Night with Santa Toy and Coat Drive for St. Jude Children’s Hospital." The fun, free family night, which is being organized by the West Orange Council of PTA's, The We Care 4 All Foundation, and the Charles Family, is taking place on Dec. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 4Sixty6, which is located at 466 Prospect Street. And, once again 4Sixty6 Catering, will be donating the facility, complimentary food and refreshments.

Click HERE to see an event video.

Young guests will have their photos taken with Santa and receive a toy, while Anthony Coogs will be entertaining the dancing crowd. In addition, Grammy Award nominee and Billboard Magazine charting artist Felicia Punzo will be performing.

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While the event is free, guests are asked to each bring an unwrapped new toy for the children in St Jude.

There will also be a new and used children’s coat collection benefiting local children’s charities.

“Last year we donated 1000 toys,” said Ronald Charles, who spearheads the event with his family each year. “This year it’s going to be bigger and better.”

“Come take a free picture with Santa, have some refreshments, dance and have a good time for a good cause,” said Charles. “The entire event is free from our sponsors. All we ask is that you bring an unwrapped toy for the children in the hospital.”

Editor's Note: Article photos are courtest of Ron Charles from past events.

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