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Businesses Collecting Toys for Young Sandy Victims

New toys can be dropped off at multiple locations until Dec. 15.

Guardians of the Ribbon has partnered with local businesses to collect toys and clothes for New Jersey victims of Tropical Storm Sandy.

Guardians is a Wayne-based women’s cancer awareness group that attends fundraisers. The group’s pink fire truck has been at multiple Wayne events this year.

Residents can drop of new, unwrapped toys, clothes, and gift cards at the following locations until Dec. 15 on the following days and times:

  • Farms View, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tony’s Touch of Italy II, daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Salon Skin Deep, 595 Route 23 South, Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wayne First Aid Squad, 1505 Hamburg Turnpike, daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Items will be distributed to the residents of Toms River, Lavallette, Seaside, and Ortley Beach.

Santa’s Rooftop Response and the Toms River School District are co-sponsoring the event with Guardians.

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