Please Help Us Restore The Shore
Lite Rock asks you to help Restore The Shore. If you belong to an organazation holding a relief event or collection e mail the info to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also text the word RESTORE to 89,000 to keep updated on Restore The Shore.
Here’s a list of upcoming events:
Lite Rock Holiday Food Drive.
Lite Rock 96.9 WFPG and Shop Rite need your help more than ever with this year’s Holiday Food Drive… Join us this coming Saturday from 11-1 at Shop Rite on English Creek Ave in EHT from 11am to 1pm as we collect food for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Help Lite Rock Restore the Shore by giving what you can at this Saturday’s Food Drive! We’ll stuff the Gentilini Rocky Ridge truck from on Rt. 550 in Woodbine with turkeys and non perishable food for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey Southern Branch. Visit Lite Rock Ninety Six Nine.com .
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to assist residents and business owners in Cape May County who incurred damage during Hurricane Sandy. The Disaster Recovery Center located in the lower level of the Cape May County Main Library at 30 West Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, New Jersey re-opened today at 10 a.m.
The Center is open at the following times:
Monday through Thursday – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuckerton Elementary School has its doors open from 8-12 daily to help those affected by hurricane Sandy. They have clothing, baby stuff, toys, food, toiletries, household items, and the list goes on and on. MANY people have donated items. They are located at 213 Marine St. in Tuckerton, NJ.
Volunteers have organized a cleaning supply collection called “Clean up the Shore.” They are accepting donations such as mops, brooms, shovels, paper towels, bleach, ect. Anything that can be given to help people clean their homes. The drop off location will be the Township of Hamilton Rescue Squad, located at 1404 RT 50 in Mays Landing.
Local Food Banks in Egg Harbor Township, Ocean City, and Little Egg Harbor are in need of the following: Canned foods, Peanut Butter, Toiletries, Shampoo, Laundry soap, Paper products,Baby food, formula, diapers
Both of these churches have asked for donations OTHER THAN CLOTHING, specifically toiletries and cleaning products. Additionally, they request non-perishable food, diapers, NEW baby clothing, NEW blankets.
St. Gianna Berette Molla Church,1421 New Road, Northfield
12-5 PM, daily (for drop off and pick up)
St. Apostolic Tabernacle,923 W. Washington Ave., Pleasantville 3:30-7 PM, Monday-Friday; 9 AM – 5 PM, Saturday (for drop off and pick up)
The United Way of Atlantic County is coordinating recovery effort donations through its Volunteer Center. The number is 609-404-9945.
The Samaritan”s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Foundation are in the area to help with disaster relief from Hurricane Sandy. They are here with over 100 volunteers to help with flood clean up, mud outs, tree issues caused by the storm. They are looking for those that need the help. They are currently based at Linwood Community Church in Linwood, NJ and are working the NJ shore from Cape May to Brigantine with additional teams working all the way up the coast to New York. You can call 927-2950 to notify them of anyone with this need. You can also be part of the effort by calling the same number. They are looking to help as many people as possible.