The staff of the Melting Pot in Darien, 14 Grove St., will donate wages and tips on Monday, Dec. 24, to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign.

The Melting Pot is celebrating its 10th year raising money for St. Jude and has raised more than $6.5 million since the partnership began, according to the restaurant.

The restaurant, which will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, also will conduct a "balloon pop raffle," with funds going to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Among the retailers providing gifts are Darien Toy Box and the Stamford Center for Natural Health.

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