Toys of JOY 2020

It’s officially the start of our 7th Annual Toys of Joy Toy Drive! This year we have to start a bit early due to our new Covid Safe toy drive. Over the past 6 years we have worked with countless businesses, organizations, and families to bring joy to children at 25 hospitals across the tri-state

Learn About Toys of JOY!

Every holiday season Friends of JJ teams up with schools, businesses and organizations to collect presents for children and families spending their holiday season at a hospital. Throughout the festive time of year, with the help of our amazing volunteers, we pick up and deliver toys and gift cards to 25+ hospitals across NJ, NY

Friends of JJ Brings Smiles to Health Care Workers During the Covid19 Outbreak in NJ

Friends of JJ is shifting gears during the Covid19 outbreak in NJ. We have made a plan to support our wonderful healthcare workers at our local hospitals by supplying a catered dinner to them. Our first dinner was on Friday April 24th for the ER & ICU staff at Riverview Medical Center. Dinner, dessert &

Toys of JOY 2019

We have officially wrapped up our 6th Annual Toys of JOY toy drive. This year the support we received was simply amazing. Toys were delivered to 25 hospitals across NJ, NY & PA. We supported local families, made hospital visits with Santa and threw a party at St Peter’s University hospital for dozens of children.

FriendsGiving at Ronald McDonald House

Friends of JJ has started a new tradition of hosting a Thanksgiving meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. We are calling it our own FriendsGiving. The Ronald McDonald House hosts the families of children being treated at near by hospitals. The house is a warm home away from home for these

Stirring Up Smiles – Halloween 2019

Friends of JJ Stirred Up Smiles this Halloween at many local hospitals. With the help of our supporters we were able to donate costumes and crafts to multiple places including St. Josephs Children”s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House and Children’s Specialized Hospital. We also hosted our Annual Halloween Party at St. Peter’s University Medical Center on