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Hundreds of Toys Collected for Mayor's Sunshine Fund Toy Drive

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Hundreds of gifts are donated for children in West Orange. Credits: Karen Carnevale
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Sheila, Rob, and Robert Parisi. Credits: Karen Carnevale
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Joe and Susan McCartney. Credits: Karen Carnevale
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John McElroy, Megan and Rick Brill. Credits: Karen Carnevale
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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Mayor's Annual Sunshine Fund Toy Drive was held Dec. 2 at Mayfair Farms, generating holiday and community spirit as hundreds of toys were collected for distribution to needy children in West Orange.

Performances by the West Orange High School band highlighted the evening, which included a warm welcome from Mayor Robert Parisi. 

Hundreds of gifts were collected for children ages 1 through teen. West Orange Social Services Director Patti Duffy, who spearheads the Mayor's Sunshine Fund program and events (the township recently distributed approximately 150 Thanksgiving baskets to families around town), amasses a team of volunteers to wrap and deliver the gifts to children around town.

 

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