Readers spread holiday cheer

Photo by Jeff Bahr/ Pictured from l.: Kevin Scannell Sr., Carl Gebron, Tony Bouchoux, Peter Bouchoux, and Dan “the man” Keeler.


In the December 7th edition of The Observer, we asked all of our readers to donate toys to children who come from needy families in our area. Once again, our readers responded to the tune of 25 bags of toys.
The Observer was able to take these toys and give them to several charities, including the Hope House in Jersey City and Foster Adoptive of Hudson County. Toys were also given to Larry Bennett with the Elks in Harrison, Mayor Raymond J. McDonough of Harrison, Commissioner Robert B. Giangeruso in Lyndhurst, and Cervino Chiropractic and distributed to needy families through them.
It’s hard to fathom how uplifting these donations have been to the children and how profound an effect that receiving these gifts has had on their lives. Words cannot express the gratitude and thanks we have for you, our readers, and the monumental effect you have given children at a time when everyone should feel the joy and the spirit of the holiday.

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