Toys of Hope in Nassau

The Nassau County Police Department and the NCPD Explorers – in partnership with County Executive-Elect Laura Curran of Baldwin and Legislator Kevan Abrahams of Hempstead – traveled around the County this past weekend, distributing toys to children in economically disadvantaged areas.

The Toys of Hope Children’s Charity & American Giving Project Toy Parade held on Saturday, Dec 2, distributed more than 3,000 toys to children from Pre-K to 6th grade, in Roosevelt, Uniondale, Freeport and Baldwin.

Acting Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder joined the toy caravan, which featured a float carrying Santa with gifts. Police motorcycles and patrol cars led the parade, giving children and their families a chance to interact with the police, as it went to these four pre-selected locations, between the hours of 10am and 2:30pm:

Grace Church Cathedral in Uniondale;

Roosevelt HS/Middle School;

Bethel AME in Freeport;

First Church Baldwin.

In addition to receiving a toy, each child was given a voucher for a Long Island Nets basketball game, donated by the organization, which included representatives from International Warehouse Group, Pacific Link and Talay Rentals.


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