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Scrap Register: 1-800-GOT-JUNK? JV with Second Chance Toys plans to collect used toys for support Earth Day

JERSEY (Scrap Register): After seven years of working together to put smiles on the faces of children in need throughout New Jersey, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and Second Chance Toys are taking to the streets to increase awareness about their campaign in time for Earth Day. On April 12 and 13 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s blue and green trucks will be parked throughout the Garden State ready to be filled up with gently-used toys from local residents.

Asbury Park Press: Toys Get Second Chance to Make Children Happy

A red fire truck, yellow airplane and a white dollhouse were just some in a pile of plastic toys, on their way to a needy home instead of the garbage.

On Sunday, people in the local community came to donate gently used toys in Freehold as part of a two-day, statewide charity drive to keep unwanted plastic toys out of landfills, and into the hands of disadvantaged children.

NJTV News: Earth Week Inspires Toy Drive Around NJ

Two groups are working together to help children in need while also keeping items out of landfills.

Second Chance Toys and 1-800-Got-Junk have partnered up to deliver toys to children throughout the state. Both parties have collected, cleaned and redistributed toys for children in the past. By collecting gently used toys, their efforts have centered around Earth Week — happening April 21-25 this year — according to franchise partner Drew Trautman from New Jersey Northeast.

Courier-Post: N.J. group seeking plastic toy donations for kids

A junk removal company will switch gears next week to pick up used toys for children in need.

Second Chance Toys, a nonprofit group, has partnered with 1-800-GOT-JUNK to collect, clean and redistribute plastic toys to children. The 1-800-GOT-JUNK trucks will be parked in locations throughout the state April 12 and 13 to collect donations. Donated toys should be in good shape, include batteries if necessary and should not have small or missing parts.

The Current: Fire, police, churches, businesses team up to collect toys for needy children

A fleet of trucks on April 12-13 will be parked throughout New Jersey so residents may donate the gently used plastic toys their children have outgrown.

The collection is a cooperative effort between 1-800-GOT-Junk and Second Chance Toys, a charity that collects, cleans and redistributes gently used plastic toys to children in need.

A local business is participating in the collection drive.

Trumbull Patch: Tashua School Drive Open Through Saturday

Last Saturday the Tashua Elementary GoGreen Committee and Second Chance Toys kicked-off their third annual Used Toy Drive in the Trumbull Town Hall parking lot.  Second Chance Toys is an organization that promotes keeping plastic toys out of landfills/incinerators by donating them to children in need.

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