Salvation Army Of Greater NY Seeks To Make Sure All NYCHA Children Receive At Least One Toy This Holiday, Starting With Marcy Houses In Bedstuy

Some 3,000 New York children are facing a dismal Christmas with literally no toys to open on Christmas morning. The Salvation Army Greater New York Division is making sure the families/children at Marcy Houses Cornerstone New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development in BedStuy Brooklyn Projects get at least one toy, thanks to a toy distribution tomorrow morning/Saturday, December 17 from 1-5 p.m.

The Salvation Army Of Greater NY Will Help ensure NYCHA children in Bedstuy will open at least one toy on Christmas morning

WHAT: 

Representatives from The Salvation Army Greater New York will distribute a variety of toys to children at the Marcy Houses Cornerstone New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Development in (BedStuy) Brooklyn for their first annual Winter Wonderland Celebration. The distribution event comes amid another unprecedented holiday season, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate the city and make in-person gatherings more challenging. The Salvation Army will give out toys for 25 children spreading holiday cheer while reminding families to abide by all available public health guidelines, including wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.

WHO:  

Families and representatives from the Marcy Houses; Representatives from The Salvation Army Greater NY Division; Jennifer Goff, Director of Community Engagement, Salvation Army Greater New York Division

WHERE:

Marcy Houses Community Center, 492 Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn

WHEN:

Saturday, December 18th from 1- 5 p.m.

Banner Image: Salvation Army Bell Ringing. Image Credit – Dan King Licensed by CC 

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