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Galloway Township Collecting Donations to Help Neighboring Communities

The township will be helping those impacted by Sandy.

Galloway Township will be collecting items to donate to neighboring communities severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy, Township Community Services announced Friday afternoon, Nov. 9.

Dropoff points will be located at:

* Oceanville Firehouse, on Route 9 and Leeds Point Road;

* Germania Firehouse, on Cologne Avenue;

* Pomona Firehouse, on Route 30;

* Bayview Firehouse, on Route 9; and

* South Egg Harbor Firehouse, on Route 50.

Collections take place from Monday, Nov. 12-Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2-6 p.m. daily. The township is looking for the following items to be donated, specifically:

* winter outerwear;

* shoe gift cards;

* non-perishable food, or gift cards;

* diapers, in all sizes; and

* sundries (toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, etc.).

In the aftermath of the storm, Mayor Don Purdy said the township can provide help to muncipalities in need, and earlier this week, he said Brigantine Mayor Phil Gunther and Longport Mayor Nick Russo had contacted the township for help.

For more information on how to donate, contact Galloway Community Services at 609-652-8657.

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