During the holiday season, the Holmdel Helps Committee placed a white mailbox in town hall to collect gift cards for our neighbors in Keansburg to help them during the holiday season. Holmdel residents were notified of the box via a flyer sent home with Holmdel Students and asked to pick up gift cards and drop them off at Town Hall.
More than 55 gift cards totaling over $2,200 have been donated to date.
Keansburg Councilman and Holmdel Police Officer Tom Foley delivered the cards to Keansburg Office of Emergency Management’s Ginger Rogan who went through the list of Superstorm Sandy affected residents to disperse the gift cards. Efforts were made to combine the cards into $50 increments and they were given directly to Keansburg residents who suffered significant damage to their homes during Superstorm Sandy. The donations included cards to Home Depot, Lowes, Sears and Bed, Bath and Beyond.
Keansburg still has many residents dealing with the recovery from Sandy, the Holmdel Helps Committee looks to continue to help them well into the New Year. Thank you to all of the Holmdel residents who contributed to making this holiday a bit brighter for those need.
The Holmdel Helps Committee is led by Committeeman Joseph Ponisi and includes Tom Foley, Darlene Kiss, Teri Ferguson, Dina D’Ambrosi and Allison Fleck.
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