Brookdale Public Radio and Monmouth County have joined up with Family and Children Services in Long Branch for their signature program “Operation Sleighbells“. The program traces back to FCS’s roots in 1909 when a group pf community leaders pooled resources to provide gifts for children during the holidays.
The group is looking new unwrapped items for children 13 and younger including:
The station has set-up a donation box at their studios to be drop off weekdays from 8a to 5p until December 11th (Directions here).
Carton Brewing will also have a drop-off at their brewery on Washington Avenue in Atlantic Highlands.
Monmouth County has provided drop-off points at the Hall of Records and Annex in Freehold (Main Street), The Argriculture Building as well as the Human Services Building on Koslowski Road (Freehold), and the 250 Center Building (Public Works) in Freehold.
The drive then moves down to The Old 97’s show at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on December 13th. More info on the show here.
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