The local PBA-sponsored “Drive for the Jersey Shore” took place in November and garnered donations from as far away as Wales.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 16
The Fort Lee Policemen’s Benevolent Association held a “Drive for the Jersey Shore” to benefit some of the hardest hit victims of Hurricane Sandy in November, accepting donations of much needed items like non-perishable foods, water, sports drinks, baby formula, baby food and diapers. In addition, the PBA also collected toiletries, cleaning supplies, heavy-duty garbage bags, paper towels, bleach, flashlights, batteries and work gloves but also accepted any type of donation people wanted to make. On Tuesday, Fort Lee PBA Local #245 president Kevin Kosuda wrote a letter thanking all those who donated, which he said included not only people from Fort Lee, but also some from out of state and as far away as Wales. When the PBA took the …
The local PBA is collecting desperately needed items from Nov. 20 to Nov. 30 for some of the people most impacted by Sandy. Once the collection is complete, PBA members will deliver donations directly to communities down the Shore.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Erik Wander
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Fort Lee PBA is holding a “Drive for the Jersey Shore” to benefit some of the hardest hit victims of Hurricane Sandy this week starting Tuesday and running through the end of the month, according to PBA president Kevin Kosuda. The local PBA, which will begin accepting donations on Tuesday, Nov. 20, is specifically looking to collect items identified as “most needed at this time.” Those items include but are not necessarily limited to non-perishable foods and canned goods, boxed cereals, cookies, water, sports drinks, baby formula and baby food and diapers. Other needed supplies are toiletries for men and women, cleaning supplies, heavy-duty garbage bags, paper towels, bleach, flashlights, batteries and work gloves, but the PBA notes …