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Please Consider Supporting Randy's Toy Drive

It's that time of year. As all Villanova Fans are out cyber shopping for the holidays the team at would love for you to consider donating to the Randy Foye Foundation's Toy Drive.

Foye, a 6th year NBA veteran, will be appearing at Dr. Jays in his hometown of Newark on Friday, December 2nd to kickoff his foundation's toy drive by donating the first presents. This is the 4th consecutive year that the Randy Foye Foundation has provided presents to Newark youth.

NBA guard Randy Foye, who was born and raised in Newark, NJ, has teamed up with Dr. Jays, Ray Catena Auto Group and Villanova University for his foundation’s annual holiday toy drive. A special kickoff event will be held on Friday, December 2nd at the Dr. Jays store located at 138 Market Street in downtown Newark.

Donations will be accepted at all 3 Dr. Jays stores in Newark, which also includes locations at 146 Market Street and 795 Broad Street, as well as all 14 Ray Catena dealerships in New York and New Jersey, and upcoming Villanova University men's basketball contests on December 3rd and December 13th. The toy drive will run through December 20th. Proceeds benefit children throughout the city of Newark. Requested are age-appropriate, unwrapped presents for boys and girls in grades K-8.

Foye is no stranger to giving back to the Newark community where he was born and raised. Earlier this month, RFF provided 157 winter coats to city kids and complete Thanksgiving meals to 60 families. In September, RFF's Back to School Success Program provided 1,000 Newark kids with a brand new backpack and educational supplies on the first day of school. Foye has shared his life story with thousands of students, encouraging them that "education is the key to anything you want to do in life."

In addition to his Assist 4 Life mentoring program in city elementary schools, Foye has provided athletic uniforms and equipment to many youth sports programs throughout the city. He ran his annual basketball camps and hosted a semi-pro basketball league in his old neighborhood this summer. RFF also partners with the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center to host a 5k at Branch Brook Park in the spring.
"For me, it’s all about helping kids," said Foye. "I walked the same difficult path that they are facing now. I want to encourage kids to achieve their full potential and let them know that someone believes in them and wants to see them succeed. Around the holidays, it’s especially important for me to give back and help put a smile on someone else’s face."

The Randy Foye Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization formed in 2007 that raises funds and develops programs aimed at improving the lives of kids in Newark. For more information and a complete list of toy drive drop-off locations, visit


Christina Vuocolo
(732) 576-8181

List of Holiday Toy Drop-Off Locations
New Jersey
Dr. Jays Stores
Dr. Jays- 138 Market Street- Newark,NJ 07102
Dr. Jays Ladies 146 Market Street- Newark,NJ 07102
Dr. Jays 795 Broad Street- Newark,NJ 07102

Randy Foye Foundation 97 East River Road- Rumson,NJ 07760

Ray Catena Dealerships- Infiniti of Bridgewater 1350 Route 22 East- Bridgewater,NJ 08807
Infiniti of Edison 900 Route 1- Edison, NJ 08817
Jaguar, Land Rover & Porsche of Edison 920 Route 1- Edison, NJ 08817
Mercedes Benz of Edison 910 Route 1 North- Edison, NJ 08817
Ray Catena Service Center 123 Main Street- Edison, NJ 08817
Lexus of Freehold 4264 Route 9 South- Freehold, NJ 07728
Jaguar of Monmouth 2133 Route 35- Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Lexus of Monmouth 2135 Route 35- Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Mini of Monmouth 2127 Route 35- Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Lexus & Jaguar Service Center 18 Cindy Lane- Ocean, NJ 07712
Mercedes Benz of Union 2585 Route 22 West- Union, NJ 07083

New York
BMW of Westchester 525 Tarrytown Road- White Plains, NJ 10607
Mini of Westchester 460 Tarrytown Road- White Plains, NJ 10607
Lexus of Larchmont 1435 Boston Post Road- Larchmont, NJ 10538

Dec 3rd - Villanova Men's Basketball vs. Penn Pavilion
Dec 13th -Villanova Men's Basketball vs. Boston University Wells Fargo Center