Shopping Day on Dec 2 at Funky Monkey to Benefit CCI

In its ongoing efforts to assist local families in need, Funky Monkey Toys & Books will offer shoppers a 20% discount storewide and donate 10% of all sales proceeds to support Community Centers, Inc (CCI) on Wednesday, December 2.  

CCI is a Greenwich-based social service agency dedicated to building skills that empower clients to overcome educational, social, and economic barriers. Their mission is to make the enormous natural, educational, cultural, and financial resources that comprise the Greenwich community accessible to all.

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“We know the holidays can be a difficult time for families and may be especially stressful this year. Funky Monkey is happy to help by giving back,” said Jared Greenman, owner of Funky Monkey, who noted CCI has been a symbol of hope for Greenwich families for 65 years.

“Come into the store or call us to start your holiday shopping on December 2, knowing that your purchases will help the families who rely on services from Community Centers.”

Gaby Rattner, Executive Director of CCI said her agency was glad Funky Money recognized her agency’s efforts on behalf of the community.

“CCI is so grateful to Funky Monkey for hosting a generous shopping day on behalf of our clients,” said Gaby Rattner, Executive Director of CCI.

Funky Monkey offers complimentary gift wrapping and curbside pickup in front of their store at 86 Greenwich Avenue.

FaceTime appointments may also be scheduled by calling (203) 769-5884. Funky Monkey is open Monday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

About Funky Monkey Toys & Books Funky Monkey Toys & Books opened its second location in Greenwich last year. While new to Greenwich, the Greenman family is far from a new name in the toy business.

Jared is a 4th generation toy store owner after his great-grandfather, grandfather, and father. His great uncle Nat Greenman is listed as #3 in the Toy Hall of Fame. And Jared’s father, Stan Greenman, was the creator and founder of the popular Noodle Kidoodle stores.

The store carries a wide assortment of trendy toys as well as the well-known classics.

What sets Funky Monkey apart is its unique merchandise, knowledgeable staff, and complimentary gift-wrapping.

More information about Funky Monkey Toys & Books in Greenwich can be found on their Instagram @funkymonkeytoys and on their website