Fundraiser for Asbury Park Toy Drive

The Asbury Park Toy Drive is in full swing for it’s 19th Holiday Season. This weekend kicks off the annual fundraising for the Toy Drive at The Asbury Hotel Sat., Dec. 1 from noon to 8 p.m. with the opening of their Winter Park and Skate Rink.

Bring a new unwrapped toy and receive free skate rental or a cup hot Chocolate/Coffee. Also, every Saturday/Sunday through Christmas The Asbury Festhalle Biergarten will offer photos with Santa from 2 to 5 p.m.

On Sun., Dec. 2 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Georgie’s Bar 810 5th Ave., Asbury Park where it all started for music, comedy, food and a 50-50. All those attending are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy for a girl or a boy.

Toy Drive donation boxes are also out around town at the following locations: Georgie’s 810 5th Ave, Franks Deli 1406 Main Street, AP Roastery 803 2nd Ave, Booskerdoo Coffee 1321 Memorial Drive, Dr. Angelo Chinnici 601 Sunset Ave, AP Towers 1701 Ocean Ave, Convention Hall 1300 Ocean Ave, Wonder Bar 1213 Ocean Ave, Empress Hotel Lobby 101 Asbury Ave,, Dawg Joint 513 Bangs Ave, America’s Cup 633 Cookman Ave, Fit by Fred 614 Lake Ave, Berkshire Hathaway 200 Main Street, AP Police Dept and City Hall Clerks Office, Le Parisien Cleaners 1111 Main Street, Vintage Subs 729 Bangs Ave, Hotel Tides 408 7th Ave (also Dec December 6 from 5pm-11pm Tips for Toys),Dark City Brewing 801 2nd Ave (December 15 Coat Drive from 2pm-5pm with giveaways),Jimmy’s Restaurant 1405 Asbury Ave, The Stone Pony 913 Ocean Ave, Cryolete 1319 Memorial Drive, Festhalle Beirgarten 527 Lake Ave, The Crane House 508 4th Ave, ReMax 500 Grand Ave, Purple Glaze 516 Summerfield Ave and the Silverball Museum 1000 Ocean Avenue.

Paypal donations and gifts can be selected at the Amazon wish list. The toy drive can also be reached via email at

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