Montclair, NJ (12/15/10) - The Montclair State University TALON (Teaching Athletes Leadership Opportunities Now) recently conducted its 11th annual Holiday Toy Drive. The organization collected the toys which were donated throughout the month of December at several home men's and women's basketball contests in addition to individual contributions.
Over 250 toys were brought in and will be donated to Club de Padres/Parent's Place in Paterson, NJ. Club de Padres is a group of children and families with disabilities and serves those families in the Paterson area as well as all Latino families in urban communities in New Jersey.The toys will be handed out to the group's children and siblings at their annual Holiday Party on December 20th.
The Holiday Toy Drive is one of the many community service projects conducted by the Red Hawks student-athletes throughout the year.