Photos Courtesy of Howard Beach Lindenwood Civic
Caravan of Christmas Cheer elves drop off toys at the 106th Precinct stationhouse.
By Michael V. Cusenza
Another year, another successful holiday toy and fundraising drive for the Howard Beach Lindenwood Civic.
While 2020 has been a collection of 12 months like no other in recent memory, Saturday’s Caravan of Christmas Cheer also saw amazing levels of local volunteerism and donating.
“What can we say Howard Beach!!!! As always your support was more than anyone could ever hope for! The amount of toys that was donated was incredible! Thank you to the ENTIRE community,” the HBL Civic’s Executive Board wrote on Facebook. “A HUGE thank you to to NYPD 106th Precinct, the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Chief Nick Spinelli, Beach Channel Volunteer Fire Department, Senator Joe Addabbo, Assemblywoman Stacey Pfeffer Amato, Michael Hennessy, Joseph Risitano IV, Melissa Madonna Vee for the elves and all of the residents who donated toys for the 106th Precinct Toy Drive and money for the OLG Food Pantry and to all who joined in the caravan! Lastly THANK YOU to Santa and Mrs. Claus! We love you all! Happy Holidays!”