Restore the Shore
Cat Country 107.3 and Townsquare Media announce our Restore the Shore Program.
Our focus is to help the New Jersey Shore survive and thrive. Our goal is to help any all aid efforts. If you belong to a group or organization which is holding an event, contact us, and we’ll help get the word out. Email all the event info to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, write RESTORE EVENT.
Also, text the word RESTORE to 89,000 to keep updated on our Restore the Shore program.
Here’s a look at upcoming events:
*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.
* In an effort to assist those affected by Sandy, 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 from this horrific storm. 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 Forked River Presbyterian Church Youth Groups were scheduled to have a Pancake Breakfast to raise money for a snow tubing trip this winter, but they have decided to continue with the breakfast but donate all the proceeds to the Hurricane Relief. The Pancake breakfast will be this Saturday, from 8-10AM at the Forked River Presbyterian Church,131 North Main St (Route 9N) in Forked River.
*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.
*Galloway Township Community Services are collecting items for victims of Sandy at these locations from November 12th – 21st, from 2 – 6pm.
OCEANVILLE FIRE HOUSE (RT. 9 & LEEDS POINT RD)
GERMANIA FIRE HOUSE (COLOGNE AVE, BEFORE DUERER ST.)
POMONA FIRE HOUSE (WHITE HORSE PIKE)
BAYVIEW FIRE HOUSE (RT. 9, BY ABSECON BORDER)
SOUTH EGG HARBOR FIRE HOUSE (RT. 50)
They are asking that donations be limited to these: Winter Outerwear, Shoe Gift Cards, Non-Perishable Food or Gift Cards,Diapers-all sizes, Baby Formula, and Sundries (toilet paper, tissues, paper towels)
*Safe Haven Cafe at New Covenant Community Church in Somers Point is hosting a benefit concert on Saturday, November 17th with 3 local bands along with a “Stuff the Truck” Red Cross vehicle! The doors open for the concert at 6pm, and it’s $5 for admission and 100% of that will go to the Red Cross. For the “Stuff the Truck”, they are looking for donations of clothes, toiletries, toys, anything and everything that a family would need. The Stuff The Truck will take place from 10am – 8pm. For more information, go to safehavencafe.com