Mega-dealer Camping World Inc. and affiliate Good Sam Enterprises LLC announced on Wednesday (Nov. 7) their donation of $75,000 in sleeping bags, blankets, air mattresses, lanterns and 2,000 gallons of water to the relief efforts in the New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy and the recent winter storms.
Camping World and Good Sam ran a nationwide blanket drive in their retail stores and corporate offices and are sending shipments of blankets from their locations across the country as well as trucks of supplies from their distribution centers to aid in the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, according to a news release. All supplies are being sent to the Camping World location in Lakewood, N.J., to be distributed to multiple relief centers in the Ocean County area.
The relief aid is scheduled to arrive today and will be available for pick up at the area relief centers starting tonight.
Participating relief centers include: Point Pleasant & Point Pleasant Beach; Church of Grace & Peace in Toms River, Lacy Methodist Church in Lacy Township and Visitation Church in Brick, New Jersey. All donated supplies will be available to those in need during normal relief center hours.