Public invited to donate toward holiday toy drive, fundraiser for kids

November 18, 2014


NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A second annual Toy Drive and Fundraiser to benefit The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Imperia banquet hall, 1714 Easton Ave., Somerset, N.J. Participants are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or two, or make a monetary donation at the event to benefit children who are being cared for at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s. Participants of any age can enjoy holiday music, snacks, games for children, pictures with Santa, and prizes. The Imperia, Raaz Entertainment and One Events Management are co-sponsors. Contact or for more information.

About Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter’s is a state-designated children’s hospital and a regional perinatal center, and is a regional specialist in geriatrics, oncology, orthopedics, women’s services and ambulatory care.

The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital provides families with access to a full range of pediatric specialties, including pediatric cardiology through its affiliation with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Saint Peter’s is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine and is a major clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Biomedical and Health Sciences. Saint Peter’s also sponsors residency programs in radiology and orthopedic surgery in affiliation with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

The hospital, part of the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, is recognized as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, is a three-time winner of the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence in Nursing, and is recognized by the American Diabetes Association in all areas of diabetes education. Saint Peter’s is located at 254 EastonAvenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. For more information about Saint Peter’s, please visit or call 732-745-8600.


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