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COUNTY BEGINS ACCEPTING DONATED ITEMS TO HELP STORM VICTIMS

COUNTY BEGINS ACCEPTING DONATED ITEMS TO HELP STORM VICTIMS
11/5/2012
Contact: Jeanne Baratta
(201) 336-7521

(Hackensack, NJ November 4, 2012) Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan reported today that donations to help those displaced or severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy are now being accepted.

“Many of our generous, community-minded residents have been asking how they can helpthose in need in Bergen County,” said Donovan. “I want to thank them for their kindness and encourage all those who can help our fellow citizens to please do so. We have established drop off points for donated items and we will make sure they reach people in need.”
Currently said the County Executive; people harmed by the hurricanes are in need of the following items:

• New clothing (not used) especially for children and large adults. Used clothing can be dropped off at the Salvation Army.
• New blankets
• Non-perishable food
• Cleaning products
• Hand sanitizer
• Pet food (dog and cat)
• Gift cards so people can get specific items they need at nearby stores.

The donations can be dropped off at the following locations between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. :

Community Transportation at 178 Essex Street, Lodi

Midland Park Senior Center – 46-50 Center Street, Midland Park

St. Margaret of Cortona Church: 31 Chamberlain Ave, Little Ferry
The PSE&G Disaster Recovery Center at 100 Redneck Road, Moonachie (tent set up in the field next to UPS)?. Anyone with questions on health issues, call 201-785-576

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