OCNJ C.A.R.E. (Cleanup And Recovery Effort) is making an effort to bring Christmas to the children of Ocean City families affected by Hurricane Sandy and is asking for donations of new, unwrapped toys.
Toys may be dropped off at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center, Sixth Street and Boardwalk, between noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m on Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Please deliver toys by Friday, Dec. 21 so that they may be prepared for the children.
If you wish to make a monetary donation, please do so at www.OCNJCARE.org; deliver to the Ocean City Welcome Center at Ninth Street and Simpson Avenue, or mail to OCNJ CARE, P.O. Box 807, Ocean City, NJ 08226 and designate you wish it to be applied for Christmas.
Gift cards may also be mailed or delivered to the Welcome Center or mailed to the above P.O. Box.
If you are interested in sponsoring a family, please contact the C.A.R.E Hotline 1-855-622-2730 with your contact information and you will be matched with a family.
About OCNJ C.A.R.E.: Ocean City community organizations, along with the City and Ocean City Chamber, have created a 501c(3) non profit organization-OCNJ C.A.R.E. (Cleanup And Recovery Effort) Project whose mission is to assist the Ocean City Community with food, clothing and shelter needs. If you or anyone you know is in need of storm related assistance, please register for help at www.ocnjcare.org or call the confidential C.A.R.E. Hotline: 1-855-622-2730.