Toys 'R' Us donates $1 million to post-storm relief fund in New Jersey
Wayne, N.J. -- The Toys “R” Us Children’s Fund announced it has made a $1 million donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, created by New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie to aid, comfort and rebuild the Garden State in the wake of the devastation that impacted so many children and families.
Toys “R” Us has been based in New Jersey for 38 years and today has more than 4,000 employees statewide across 45 stores, regional offices, its corporate headquarters and the company’s largest retail distribution center in the country. Together, Toys “R” Us, Inc. and the Toys “R” Us Children’s Fund have a long history of giving back to the communities they serve by keeping kids safe and helping them in times of need.
“On behalf of the thousands of Toys “R” Us employees who call New Jersey home, we are very proud to support the Governor and First Lady in their efforts to rebuild across the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy,” said Jerry Storch, chairman and CEO, Toys “R” Us, Inc. “We take very seriously our responsibility to be a caring neighbor in the communities we serve, and hope this donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund will help provide assistance and comfort to the many children and families who were impacted by this disaster.”
The donation to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund adds to the company’s continuing efforts to help kids and families affected by the superstorm.