The Wolfington Center is responding to the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy and supporting the good works spearheaded by Cabrini faculty, staff, and students.
The Wolfington Center is collecting nonperishable items. A collection bin is available on the third floor of Founder's Hall for donations.
Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Trip to Long Beach IslandTwo schools worth of children are using one building. Anyone interested in brightening the spirits of these childrenis invited to spend the day craft-making, story-telling, and bringing the holiday spirit.
Transportation will be provided by the Wolfington Center. For more information, contact Stephen Eberle in the Wolfington Center at email@example.com.
Relief Service Trip to Atlantic CountyOn, Thursday, Nov. 15, members of the campus community joined together for a service trip organized by Professor Margie Pearse, Instructor of Education, working with Samaritan’s Purse, Billy Graham’s Rapid-Response Team.
“Restore the Shore” CollectionAlpha Lambda Delta, the first-year honor society, is collecting non-perishable food items, canned goods, peanut butter, microwaveable meals, and toiletries.
Clothing DriveSarah Lasoff, Assistant Director of Admissions, is collecting baby clothing and cold-weather clothes to deliver to Monmouth, Ocean, and Middlesex Counties. Donations can be dropped off at the Admissions Office in Grace Hall.
Catholic Charities Catholic Charities on Long Island, NY, is accepting non-perishable items, particularly requesting
These items should be sent to Catholic Charities, 90 Cherry Lane, Hicksville, NY 11801.
Monetary DonationsCatholic Charities, The Red Cross, and Catholic Relief Services are still accepting monetary donations at their respective websites, listed below.
Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is the national office for local Catholic Charities agencies and affiliates nationwide. CCUSA provides strong leadership and support to enhance the work of local agencies in their efforts to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities. www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=2357
While Catholic Charities is responding to those affected by the hurricane in the United States, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is carrying out its international mission by working with their partners in the Caribbean to help people begin dealing with the destruction left in the storm’s wake. CRS is responding to needs in the Caribbean with relief supplies while staff assesses damage and recommends the most effective way forward. www.crs-blog.org/hurricane-sandy
The American Red Cross responded immediately to the widespread damage by Hurricane Sandy, which left millions of families without power and forced thousands to evacuate their homes. More than 250 shelters across sixteen states provided for nearly 11,000 people. www.redcross.org/hurricane-sandy
Long-Term Relief Efforts
Student Deborah Moran is working with the Wolfington Center and Campus Ministry to plan relief trips for next semester through Central New Jersey Emergency Management.
The Wolfington Center is working with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York and in the Diocese of Camden to identify academic and service resources that will help long-term relief, evaluating the justice aspects of disaster preparations and responses in the region.
Please stop by the Wolfington Center on the third floor of Founder's Hall if you would like to get involved.
If you are currently working with an organization not listed above, please connect with the Wolfington Center to ensure access to College resourcesThank you, Cabrini Community!