Cell phone compnay T-Mobile will present a $10,000 check to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch Friday morning, Nov. 30. The money has been used to purchase food for victims of Superstorm Sandy, the cell phone company announced this week.
The check will be presented and the food will be handed out to victims at the Patsy Wallace Center on 2231 Arctic Avenue in Atlantic City Friday morning. Victims will also be able to pick up donations at the Patsy Wallace Center.
Additionally, T-Mobile raised $2,000 toward children's coats, which will be provided to the city's public schools, the cell phone company said. The company has also pledged $100,000 to the Red Cross, is matching up to another $100,000 for all new donations from its customers, and has partnered with another wireless carrier to provide service for customers on the east coast in the wake of the storm, according to the cell phone company.
T-Mobile trucks are scheduled to arrive beginning at 7:30 a.m., and Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford is scheduled to be on hand to welcome donations, which include cleaning supplies and 500 boxes of food, according to T-Mobile.
T-Mobile Vice President and General Manager, Great Valley region, Marty Pisciotti is scheduled to present the check to the Community Food Bank at 9:30 a.m., and residents will receive donations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to T-Mobile, which recommends those in need arrive before 10 a.m.