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Annunciation Church Partners with Worthy Organizations for Toy Drive

December 13, 2020

NEW YORK – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Manhattan has partnered with two worthy organizations that provide toys and other essentials to those in need. 

For most, the holidays are a special time, one filled with excitement and anticipation. Sadly, many families in New York City do not have the means to purchase even the basic needs. 

Both the Harlem YMCA and Little Essentials embrace the season of giving by ensuring that their program participants and community families receive gifts during the holiday season. 

If you have room in your holiday budget for an additional toy or two, please consider a donation to either of these organizations. By using the safety of Amazon.com Wish Lists donating is easy.  

Click on the Wish List link of the organization, make your purchase, and make sure to ship the item directly to the organization. Note that each organization has a different shipping address. Please order for Delivery by Dec. 18. 

At Check out, make sure to select the Gift Registry Address Listed as: 

Latoya Jackson's Gift Registry Address 

Or input this shipping address: 

Latoya Jackson 

Harlem YMCA 

180 West 135th Street 

New York, NY 10030 

Harlem Toy List: 

At Check out, make sure to select the Gift Registry Address Listed as: 

Little Essentials c/o Tribeca Pediatrics 

New York, NY. Full addresses ar hidden for privacy. 

Please leave your name and the words Annunciation Church in the Gift Message Box. 

The parish says “thank you for participating in this annual tradition which makes the holiday season a little brighter for members of our New York City community who are most in need!”   


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