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Presents Annual Toys for Tots Toy Distribution

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Inc., will host the annual Toys for Tots toy distribution for children of all ages. This public event is a reflection of the partnership between Zulu and Toys for Tots, a national organization dedicated to providing toys and gifts to children in need during the holiday season.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
8:00 AM
Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club

Roy E. Glapion Building
730 N. Broad Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

“The holiday season can be challenging for families facing financial hardships, and we firmly believe that every child deserves the joy of unwrapping toys and gifts during this special time,” said Elroy James, President of the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Inc. “We are excited to continue our partnership with Toys for Tots to spread cheer and ensure that the joy of the season touches every child, regardless of their circumstances.”

Since joining forces with Toy for Tots in 2006 and with the help of generous donations, the annual event has yielded thousands of toys for children in the New Orleans community. The Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Inc. remains dedicated to giving back and creating a positive impact on the lives of those in need. This event exemplifies our commitment, aiming to bring joy and happiness to families during the holidays.

Contact: Darren G. Mire 
For Media Inquiries Only 
(504) 913-9692 

Elroy A. James 
(504) 905-3272 

The Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club, founded in 1909, is New Orleans’ largest predominantly African American carnival organization known for its iconic Mardi Gras day parade and the most sought-after parade throw, the hand painted coconuts. Inspired by theater, the Zulu tradition started from humble beginnings with costumes designed to pay homage to the members’ African ancestry. The history is illustrious and at times colorful but has remained an integral part of the New Orleans culture for more than 100 years. For more information, please visit

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