Once Halloween comes to a close, we shift gears and start to focus our efforts on the holiday season. Along with hosting a private Christmas party for all of our employees and their families, we have an annual Toys for Tots Run that benefits the Children’s Sunrise Hospital of Nevada. This is one of our favorite events of the year and we’re proud to say that we will be hosting our 14th Toys Run in Vegas this December 9th!
While many patrons have supported our Vegas Toys Run over the years, few people know the true origins of our run are based out of Hogs & Heifers Saloon New York. And even fewer people realize that the annual New York ride still continues to this day, even though our NY Saloon closed its’ doors a few years ago. Now that’s what we call leaving a mark on your community!
Our owner Michelle is a huge fan of giving back to the community, and an even bigger fan when it involves kids. Even though she lives in Vegas full time, Michelle still donates to the Toys Run in New York. So if Michelle isn’t organizing the run in NY anymore, who is? Enter Howard Wassinger!
Back in 2014 Howard took over Santa Claus duties for the NY Toys for Tots Ride and he still runs the event today. If you would like to attend or donate this year’s event in New York, information can be found below.
Here are some additional words about the event in from Howard!
Santa needs YOUR help!
The New York City Harley Owners Group along with their partners Harley-Davidson of NYC, Hogs and Heifers Saloon and the Iron Horse NYC are bringing holiday cheer to some of New York’s neediest families.
Our 19th Annual Gary R. Marano Memorial Toys for Tots Motorcycle Run is Sunday December 2nd.
What can YOU do to join us?
Your donation helps us to purchase toys, games and gift cards for these children. You are also welcome to come ride with Santa and his elves to deliver the toys. The exact details will be revealed in an update.
The families we serve are experiencing hardships due to trauma, domestic violence and poverty.
We work directly with Children’s Aid. Each year Santa delivers all the toys to the children on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.