On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013, from 11 am to 7pm, the Hoboken Police Department will host a toy drive for families in need this holiday season. We will attempt to fill our police bus to the top with all of the donations and need your support to make this happen! We have already successfully joined forces with The Hoboken Fire Department, The Hoboken Motorcycle Club, The Hoboken Special Needs Parent Group, and the Wallace School Peer Leadership. Thanks to Dena Russell of the Hoboken Special Needs Parent Group, we also have drop off locations at Baby Gap (222 Washington Street), Servpro of Hoboken and Union City (51 Fairmount Avenue Jersey City) and World of Wonder Day Care (133 Harrison Street) for those who choose to drop off prior to the event.
If you are interested in donating, please drop by outside police headquarters (106 Hudson Street) with unwrapped gifts on December 11th. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee or some hot chocolate and have your picture taken with Santa! If you are a family in need or know a family in need, please contact the Hoboken Police Department at 201-420-2100 or email Hobokenpsoa@nullgmail.com. Please provide the ages and names of the children. We thank you for your support!
Come Visit with Santa
NOTE: The original time for Santa has changed from 10 to 1 to 10:30 to 12:45
Enjoy coffee, cookies and hot cocoa and get a FREE PHOTO
Sunday, December 8th 10:30-12:45 pm
14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ
Jersey Cares will be collecting coats for their 18th Annual Coat Drive
Hoboken Family Alliance will be collecting toys and pajamas for Hudson County Children
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SANTA IS COMING
Have Your Child’s Picture Taken with Santa to Benefit Children in Foster Care
Saturday, December 7th
9:30 am – 5:30 PM
Photos by Jayne Parker Studio
$50 for 5 to 10 digital files
The Chandelier Room at the W Hotel Hoboken
225 River St
The Chandelier Room will be serving food and drinks throughout the day
Benefiting Hudson CASA
The Hoboken Family Alliance is now accepting nominations for our tenth annual Community Neighbor Awards to be granted in 2014 at our Cabin Fever Event, tentatively scheduled for February 9, 2014.
Non-profit organizations may apply directly or be nominated by a member of the community. They must be not-for-profit and serve children or families in Hoboken and/or Hudson County. To be considered, the organization must designate what the money will be used for, and how much they are requesting. We ask that the money be used to directly provide a service for families or children, and not for overhead/administrative costs.
Please send a brief description of the program and/or services, organization contact name and phone number, your organization’s 501(c)3 non-profit tax id number, amount you are requesting and the reason why you feel the program should receive an HFA Community Neighbor Award. The deadline for submission is December 20, 2013.
Submissions can be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: HFA, PO Box 1194, Hoboken, NJ 07030,
Attn: Philanthropy. Award recipients will be chosen at the discretion of the HFA Board of Directors and only from those nominees that meet the grant criteria. Award recipients (or a representative of the organization) must be able to attend the Cabin Fever Festival on Feb. 9, 2014, in Hoboken, to receive their award.
For more information on the Community Neighbor Awards, please contact, Michele Hulsman, HFA Philanthropy Director, at email@example.com.
We look forward to reviewing the nominations.
Join us for the HFA Holiday Party on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 3-5 p.m at the UFC Gym, 316 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken. The HFA has teamed up with Preschool of Rock and the UFC Gym to host the ultimate rockin’ holiday party in town! Join us as we make those jingle bells rock on Friday, December 6th from 3-5. Sweets and treats for all, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! The event is free for all HFA members, $5 for non-members. Please bring a new unwrapped toy or pajamas for HFA’s Annual Toy & Pajama Drive to help spread holiday cheer to families in need. It’s sure to be a dashing, dancing, prancing good time.
Hoboken Mommies Holiday Party & Toy Drive – Pilsener Haus & Biergarten, 1422 Grand Street, Hoboken on Dec. 15 from 2-5pm. Mommies 24/7 has teamed up with Hoboken Family Alliance on their HFA Annual Toy Drive – every family should bring a toy to donate! Goodies for the little ones and specials offered from the Pilsener Haus. Special visit from Santa himself!
HFA’s Annual Toy And Pajama Drive to help local children in need.
Giving opportunities this season:
1) Pajama and Book Program
Pajamas must be new and unused for all sizes, infant to age 17. Larger sizes are preferred, but all are appreciated!
2) Toy Drive
Toys should be new and unwrapped please. For ages infant to 17.
3) Tax Deductible Monetary Donation to Pajama & Toy Drive
If you wish to make a financial donation, Click the DONATE button below.
100% of donation will be used towards a tax-free purchase of a toy or a pajama. A tax deductible receipt will be generated to you.
How to Donate in Person: Both pajama & toy drives will run concurrently & have the same drop off locations:
When: Sunday, Nov 24 – Monday, December 23rd
Drop off Locations:
- Big Fun Toys, 602 Washington Street (Hours: 11am-7pm)
- Pilsener Haus & Biergarten, 1422 Grand Street, Hoboken
- CKO Kickboxing – 2 locations:
• 127 Grand Street, (Hours: M-W 5pm-9:15pm, Th 5pm-8:15pm, F 5pm-7pm, Sat & Sun 9:15 am-12:15pm
• 900 Madison Street, (Hours: M-Th 5:30am-9:30pm,F 5:30-8pm,Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 9am-6pm)
- New York Sports Club (both Hoboken locations) :
• South, 59 Newark Street (Hours: 7:00am – 7:00 pm)
• North, 210 14th Street (Hours: 7:00am – 7:00 pm)
- 14th Street Garden Center,
793 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ
(9 a.m.- 8 p.m.)
Recipients are: Division of Youth & Family Services (DYFS), In Jesus’ Name Charities and York Street Project.
HFA truly appreciates your generosity!
The HFA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent the law allows.
Hoboken Shelter’s 10th Annual Silent Auction at Teak
Wednesday, December 4th
6:30 -9:30 pm
Teak on the Hudson
16 Hudson Place, Hoboken
Light Buffet, Drink Specials
$30 suggested donation at the door
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Big Fun Toys 2nd Annual HFA Toy Drive Kickoff Party
Saturday, November 30th
10am to 6pm
Big Fun Toys
602 Washington St, Hoboken
- Letters to Santa
- Face Painting by Sheri (paintmesheri.com) from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
- Store-wide savings
Grab a cup of MODCUP coffee!
- A portion of coffee sales will be donated to the Toy Drive!
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