Rowan Relief

Relief Efforts by County

Atlantic
Bergen
Burlington
Camden
Cape May
Cumberland
Essex
Gloucester
Hudson
Hunterdon
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Ocean
Passaic
Salem
Somerset
Sussex
Union
Warren

Atlantic

Absecon Sack O' Subs Donation Drive

Specifically accepting baby items (diapers, formula, etc.), canned food, hygienic items and cleaning supplies.

Drop-off location: Absecon Sack O' Subs, 784 White Horse Pike, Absecon, NJ 08201
Drop-off times: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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Atlantic City Rescue Mission Supplies Drive

The Atlantic City Rescue Mission is currently collecting:

  • Socks for men and women
  • Men’s underwear – size large and extra large
  • Women's underwear – size 10 and up
  • Diapers – Large size and toddler sizes
  • Depends undergarments – Large sizes
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Sneakers
  • Coats
  • Towels
  • Twin sheet sets
  • New pillows
  • Working electric space heaters
  • Tylenol
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Other individual food items for baskets

Drop-off location: Atlantic City Rescue Mission, 2009 Bacharach Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Website: https://www.acrescuemission.org/sandyrelieffund

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Atlantic County Library Coat Drive

The Atlantic County Library is holding a coat drive.

Drop-off location: Atlantic County Library, 33 West Grant Avenue, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Drop-off times: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Blankets for Brigantine & Beyond

Blankets for Brigantine & Beyond is a volunteer effort collecting NEW blankets, bedding, socks and shoes for residents of the shore communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. They need individuals, groups and organizations to assist with donations, collection and delivery of items to areas in need.

Drop-off location: Space Mart Self Storage in Blackwood, N.J., or Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce at 28 N. Main St. in Glassboro, N.J.
Drop-off times: Email brigantinehelp@gmail.com

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St. Apostolic Tabernacle Donation Drive

Collecting donations other than clothes.

Drop-off location: St. Apostolic Tabernacle, 923 W. Washington Avenue, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 3:30-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for drop off and pick up
Contact: 609-404-9945

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St. Gianna Berette Molla Church Donation Drive

Collecting donations other than clothes.

Drop-off location: St. Gianna Berette Molla Church, 1421 New Road, Northfield, NJ 08225
Drop-off times: Noon-5 p.m. daily for drop off and pick up

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Walmart Vision Center Donation Drive

Walmart Vision Center is collecting cleaning supplies.

Drop-off location: Walmart Vision Center, 4260 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Contact: 609-652-7301

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Bergen

The Lodi Armory Collection Drive

The Lodi Armory is accepting donations of the following items:

  • New clothing (no longer accepting used clothing)
  • Non-perishable food
  • Cleaning products

Drop-off location: The Lodi Armory, 178 Essex Street, Lodi, NJ 07644

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St. Margaret of Cortona Parish Collection Drive

St. Margaret of Cortona Parish is accepting donations of the following items:

  • New clothing (no longer accepting used clothing)
  • Non-perishable food
  • Cleaning products

Drop-off location: St. Margaret of Cortona Parish, 31 Chamberlain Avenue, Little Ferry, NJ 07643

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Burlington

8th District Legislative Office Collection Drive

The 8th District legislative office in Medford, at Jones Road behind the Dunkin Donuts, is accepting contributions of non-perishable food and new clothing.

Drop-off location: 8th District Legislative Office, 176 New Jersey 70, Suite 13, Medford, NJ 08055
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Camden

Catholic Charities

Anyone wishing to volunteer or make contributions during the relief efforts can reach Catholic Charities by calling its disaster relief phone line at 856-342-4185 or by emailing catholiccharitiessandyrelief@camdendiocese.org.

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Cape May

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Cumberland

Collection Drive for Family in Need

A Cumberland County family repaired the damage to their home after Hurricane Sandy. Recently, a fire consumed their house and all of their belongs. Please donate:

  • Men's clothes - 32 waist by 36 length pants, X-large shirts, size 12 shoes
  • Women's clothes - Junior's size 9 pants, medium shirts, size 7.5 or 8 shoes
  • Boy's clothes - size 10/12 pants and shirts, size 1 boys shoes
  • Baby clothes - 12 months boys clothes
  • Size 3 diapers
  • Similac Advanced formula
  • Bottles
  • Bibs
  • Baby supplies

Contact: For Maurice River Township drop-off, call Teresa at 609-501-3719. For Millville drop-off, call Kim Carty at 825-265-0445

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Laurel Lake Fire Rescue Food Drive

Accepting food donations.

Drop-off location: Laurel Lake Fire Rescue, 5436 Battle Lane, Millville, NJ 08332
Contact: 856-825-6767

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Essex

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Gloucester

American Red Cross of Sewell Collection Drive

The American Red Cross of Sewell is collecting water and non-perishable food items.

Drop-off location: American Red Cross, 508 Hurffville-Crosskeys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

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Atlantic City Rescue Mission Supplies Drive

The Atlantic City Rescue Mission is currently collecting:

  • Socks for men and women
  • Men’s underwear – size large and extra large
  • Women's underwear – size 10 and up
  • Diapers – Large size and toddler sizes
  • Depends undergarments – Large sizes
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Sneakers
  • Coats
  • Towels
  • Twin sheet sets
  • New pillows
  • Working electric space heaters
  • Tylenol
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Other individual food items for baskets

Drop-off location: Office of Service Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement, Chamberlain Student Center, Suite 210
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Devoe Funeral Service and the Franklin Township Donation Drive

Devoe Funeral Service & the Franklin Township are accepting any donations.

Drop-off location: Devoe Funeral Service, 136 West Washington Avenue, Washington, NJ 07882
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Kathy Matlock at 908-619-2414 or 908-859-4510

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Food Bank of South Jersey Collection

The Office of Service-Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement currently is collecting non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of South Jersey to deliver to Hurricane Sandy victims near the shore. Specifically, please donate:

  • Peanut butter
  • Canned meat
  • Canned vegetables
  • One-dish meals
  • Beef stew
  • Whole-grain pasta
  • Canned beans
  • Canned fruit
  • Pasta sauce
  • Macaroni and cheese box kits
  • Cereal
  • Juice

Drop-off location: Office of Service Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement, Chamberlain Student Center, Suite 210
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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The Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Donation Drive

The Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is accepting any donations.

Drop-off location: Franklin Township Fire Department, 37 Second Street, New Village, NJ 08808
Drop-off times: Daily, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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Restore the Shore Projects T-Shirt Sale

In partnership with ERGO clothing, Derek Koch, a Rowan sophomore graphic design major, created a "Restore the Shore" design that received 20,000 Facebook "likes" in a single day and has already sold more than $150,000 in shirts. To purchase a shirt, visit the ERGO clothing website and for additional information, like the Restore the Shore Projects Facebook page.

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SGA "Restore the Shore" T-Shirt Sale

Rowan's Student Government Association is currently selling "Restore the Shore" T-shirts on a $10 minimum sliding scale. Shirts are available on the bottom floor of the Chamberlain Student Center. All proceeds go to the American Red Cross.

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Truxton Realty Coat Drive

Truxton Realty is collecting coats, hats, scarves and gloves.

Drop-off location: Truxton Realty, 201 Buck Street, Millville, NJ 08332
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact: 856-825-1212

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Winter Clothing Drive

A Rowan student and her family lost all of their winter clothes, coats, gloves and hats in Hurricane Sandy. Please donate winter clothing in the following sizes:

  • Women's XL tops and 18/20 bottoms
  • Men's XXL tops and 36 bottoms
  • Women's M/L tops and 9/10 bottoms
  • Men's M tops and 32/34 bottoms
  • Boy's M tops and 14 bottoms

Drop-off location: Office of Service Learning, Volunteerism & Community Engagement, Chamberlain Student Center, Suite 210
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Hudson

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Hunterdon

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Mercer

The Infini-T Café Collection Drive

The Infini-T Café is collecting non-perishable food, medical supplies, toiletries, blankets and other donations.

Drop-off location: 4 Hulfish Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
Drop-off times: Daily, 9:30 a.m. – midnight
Contact: 609-454-3959

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Nassau Barbers Collection Drive

Nassau Barbers is collecting food, blankets and smaller items.

Drop-off location: 6 Chambers Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
Drop-off times: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Contact: 609-454-5085

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One Simple Wish Collection Drive

One Simple Wish is collecting donations. Please call 609-883-8484 or e-mail info@onesimplewish.org to schedule a drop-off time.

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Middlesex

The Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County Collection Drive

The Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County, a nonprofit relief organization based in South River, is collecting and distributing funds and basic living supplies to those in need. The federation needs

  • Diapers
  • Baby formula
  • Gently-worn clothing
  • Batteries

County residents requiring assistance, or who know anyone who needs help, should call 732-588-1800 or go to info@jf-gmc.org.

Drop-off location: 230 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River, NJ 07724

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Oasis Church Collection Drive

Oasis Church is collecting nonperishable foods and bottled water. The church is also partnering with several churches in hard hit areas through Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse organization. Individuals or groups interested in helping should go to spvolunteernetwork.org/projects/hurricane-sandy-response.aspx

Drop-off location: 14 Beverly Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Monmouth

Belmar's Hurricane Relief Distribution Center Relief Efforts

Belmar’s Hurricane Relief Distribution Center is in need of:

  • Work and latex gloves
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Bleach and other cleaning products
  • Rakes
  • Contractor bags
  • Packing tape
  • Markers
  • Paper towel
  • Rags
  • Sponges
  • Mops and buckets
Aid is being delivered door-to-door. Professional food service vendors who wish to volunteer on-site outdoor cooking operations and food service delivery, should contact April Claudio at 732-681-3700. Anyone able to contribute financial relief to Belmar can visit belmar.com.

Drop-off locations: Belmar Arts Council Building, 608 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719

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Children's Wear Center

Volunteers are needed to sort donations at the Children's Wear Center at 3106 Route 35 (corner of Art. 35 and Hazlet Ave) in Hazlet, N.J. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Please contact 732-737-1836 if you're interested in helping.

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Union Beach Collection Drive

Union Beach is accepting donations of food, toiletries, clothing and blankets. Donations may be brought to the municipal building, 650 Poole Ave. and at the Union Beach Firehouse 1, 1110 Union Ave.

Drop-off locations: Union Beach Municipal Building, 650 Poole Avenue, Union Beach, NJ 07735 or Union Beach Firehouse 1, 1110 Union Avenue, Union Beach, NJ 07735

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United Way of Monmouth County

Money raised by United Way of Monmouth County's Rebuild Monmouth Fund will go directly towards helping the long-term recovery efforts here in Monmouth County. This will include helping non-profits and communities rebuild after the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Please make monetary donations here. 100 percent of the money donated to this fund will be used in the recovery effort. The United Way of Monmouth County also is collecting the following items:

  • Travel-sized shampoos, conditioners, toothpastes, toothbrushes, wash clothes, soaps, hand towels
  • Cosmetic or makeup bags (They will include the items above in the bags to create hygiene kits)
  • Makeup (lipstick, eye shadow, brushes, etc.)
  • Baby items
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Buckets
  • Pet food

Drop-off location: United Way of Monmouth County, 1415 Wyckoff Road, Farmingdale, NJ 07727
Drop-off times: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Morris

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Ocean

Jetty Hurricane Sandy Relief T-shirts

Proceeds from the sale of this custom Jetty T-shirt will go to victims of the storm who need assistance as well as the emergency response units who risked their lives to save others. Order T-shirts here.

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Long Beach Island Hurricane Relief Fund

The Long Beach Island (LBI) Hurricane Relief Fund will establish crucial assistance to those on Long Beach Island, N.J., directly affected by Hurricane Sandy. All donations will be presented to the emergency response units of LBI, who have put in hours of hard work and dedication in response to the hurricane. Donations may be made here or like the Fund on Facebook.

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Ortley Beach Clean-up – Sunday, Feb. 17

JerseyCares.org is looking for volunteers to help AmeriCorps members clean up homes on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers should dress warmly and bring their own water, snacks and lunch. If interested, please sign up through the event website.

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Restore the Shore Projects T-Shirt Sale

In partnership with ERGO clothing, Derek Koch, a Rowan sophomore graphic design major, created a "Restore the Shore" design that received 20,000 Facebook "likes" in a single day and has already sold more than $150,000 in shirts. To purchase a shirt, visit the ERGO clothing website and for additional information, like the Restore the Shore Projects Facebook page.

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Supplies for the Lavallette School

The Lavallette School is establishing a location at the St. Barbara’s Greek Orthodox Church and is in need of school supplies. Please mail donations in the form of gift cards to:

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
C/O Lavallette School
2200 Church Road
Toms River, NJ 08753

You may also drop off gift cards to the same location Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Passaic

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Salem

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Somerset

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Sussex

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey Food Drive

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is in need of meals in a can:

  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Soup
  • Peanut butter
  • Granola bars
  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Cereal.

Drop-off location: The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, 31 Evans Terminal, Hillside, NJ 07205

Contributions also can be made online at CFBNJ.org/helpnow.

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Union

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Warren

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