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Crystal Run Healthcare Donated Over Five-Hundred and Fifty Toys to Children for Holidays


Employees Donated Toys to Families in Need throughout Hudson Valley

This holiday season, Crystal Run Healthcare helped spread joy to many local children.  For the 16th consecutive year, the staff at Crystal Run purchased toys and other gifts that were then donated to children and families in need throughout Orange, Sullivan, and Rockland counties. Gifts included items such as books, clothing, dolls, games, puzzles, bikes, and more.  In total, gifts for 562 children were donated via holiday drives organized by local charities including the United Way, Salvation Army, and the Boys and Girls Club.

Beginning in 2002, employees at Crystal Run Healthcare started purchasing holiday gifts for donation to local charities and have continued to do so since then.  Along with numerous other philanthropic programs that employees participate in and support throughout the year, the holiday toy drive is an especially important initiative – one that really makes an impact on every child who receives a gift.

“For many families in the Hudson Valley, the holidays are filled with uncertainty and worry. That’s why at Crystal Run, we continue to partner with Boys and Girls Club, Orange County Salvation Army, Rockland Salvation Army, and United Way of Sullivan County during their holiday toy drives. We try to help make the holidays a little brighter for families in need throughout our communities any way that we can,” said Mary DeFreitas, Chief Human Resources Officer at Crystal Run.