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Toys"R"Us gives $1M to NJ charities


WAYNE, N.J. — The Toys"R"Us Children's Fund announced it will award $1 million in grants to 54 nonprofit organizations supporting children in the state of New Jersey. The grants will be distributed to the selected charities by Dec. 31 through the Fund's statewide giving initiative, which launched in March. According to the company, the grants will help to alleviate economic challenges and sustain organizations that favorably impact children across New Jersey, where both the Fund and Toys"R"Us Inc. are headquartered.

Ranging from $10,000 to $25,000, the grants support a wide array of unique programs and services aligned with the Toys"R"Us Children's Fund mission of keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need, the company said. To view the complete list of recipients, click here.

"This grant initiative made it profoundly clear that the need in New Jersey is great," said Kathleen Waugh, chairman Toys"R"Us Children's Fund. "We were humbled by the hundreds of worthy requests we received and are gladdened to know that our funding will help lessen some of the challenges faced by New Jersey charities and assist children in need in every county throughout the state."

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