Operation Save Our Shore Collects Over $10,000 In Items
November 19, 2012 at 3:52 AM (PT)
A community came together to help those in need following the effects of Hurricane SANDY. COASTAL BROADCASTING SYSTEMS teamed up with the local community for OPERATION SAVE OUR SHORE, to collect items for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Items collected benefited the Lunch with LYNCH FOUNDATION to benefit those impacted in CAPE MAY COUNTY and THE FOOD BANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES.
Operation SOS was held at the CAPE MAY County Administration Building on SATURDAY, NOV. 17th from 10a-3p. Items collected included canned goods, cleaning supplies, pet food, toys and gift cards.
A number of local officials participated in on air interviews and donations, including Senator JEFF VAN DREW, Assemblyman NELSON ALBANO, Assemblyman MATT MILAM, Freeholder GERALD THORNTON, Freeholder KRISTINE GABOR, Lower Township Mayor MIKE BECK, CAPE MAY Mayor ED MAHANEY and WILDWOOD Mayor ERNIE TROIANO.
"Thank you to everyone who came out and supported OPERATION SAVE OUR SHORE," said COASTAL BROADCASTING News Director DENIS BROWN. "The local community was very generous and we are lucky to live in an area with so many giving people."