Shop for Toys; Fundraise for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

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Local Toy Store Dedicates Valentine’s Shopping Week to Big Brother Big Sister of NYC

From Friday, February 4 through Monday, February 14, Learning Express the new educational toy store (located in Gramercy, at 2nd Avenue between 26th and 27th streets) will donate 20% of all sales made in-store and online to Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City. Customers are encouraged to show their support for the organization and the children it serves while shopping for their Valentine’s Day cards and seasonal gifts.

“We wholeheartedly embrace the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City,” said Veena Dandapani, owner of the educational toy store. “At Learning Express we always strive to make a difference in the community, and I can’t imagine a more worthy organization to support.”

Customers can conveniently shop online at To participate in the fundraiser, enter the code: BBBS.

For more information about Learning Express and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC fundraiser, please contact Veena Dandapani by phone (212-684-8697) or email (lenyctoys(at)gmail(dot)com).

Learning Express of New York City
Store Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-6:30pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10:30am-5pm
Location: 462 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 684-8697

About Big Brothers Big Sisters
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City is to provide mentors to all children who need caring adult role models--special friends who can help expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures--changing their lives. We seek to train community organizations in every neighborhood, empowering them to establish their own mentoring programs. For more information, please visit


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