Santa arrives by firetruck at Applebee’s; in time for Toys for Tots fundraiser

Pvt. Jacob "Jack" Nussbaum, Santa and Applebee's Manager Rachael Guida

PARSIPPANY — Applebee’s located at 1157 Route 46, Troy Hills Shopping Center – as well as those across the state – held a Breakfast with Santa fundraiser on Saturday, December 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to support the U.S. Marines Corps Toys for Tots program.

In addition to food, guests received toys donated by Sons of Italy and pictures with Santa.

All of the proceeds from the breakfast and donated toys were given to Toys for Tots.

“We are proud to continue our partnership with Toys for Tots for the 2017 holiday season,” said Doherty Enterprises Chief Executive Officer Ed Doherty. “The holidays are such a special time to give back to our local communities. We love interacting with our guests at every level to provide a fun-filled morning for all to enjoy the spirit of the season. We are thrilled to be able to support this amazing organization and encourage everyone to come out for a fantastic day of holiday cheer and charitable giving.”