ATSNJ Members in Need:
The ATSNJ would like to identify members who have been significantly impacted by Hurricane Sandy. If you are a member, or you know of a member who has suffered significant damage from flooding, storm surge, or a fallen tree, etc , please contact your regional representatives. We are trying to establish a help network to address their needs and want to assist them however we can. If you have a need, please don't hesitate to ask for assistance. Whether it is borrowing a generator, a wet vac, some bodies to help clean up, a place to do some laundry, or someone to bring some extra firewood.....we would like to help however we can.
Please contact Kevin Briles, Southern Rep - firstname.lastname@example.org, Scott Royer, Central Rep - email@example.com, or James Maison, Northern Rep - firstname.lastname@example.org or call the ATSNJ phone number: (973) 55-ATSNJ (28765)
ATSNJ Food/Clothing/Supply Collection:
Beginning immediately; Students and Certified members will be running a food, clothing and supply collection at their respective universities. Please help with this project by dropping items off at one of the curriculum programs.
The following areas are drop off locations or contact an ATSNJ member who will assist you to get items to the drop off locations
William Paterson Athletic Training Facility: M-F; 10-2pm
Montclair State ATF: M-Th; 10-6pm
Rowan ATF: M-F; 12-6pm
Kean ATF: M_F 10-6pm
SHU has an ongoing athletic program driven program and will be accepting donations as well.
Food will be delivered to the Food Bank of NJ which is serving as distribution site for the disaster throughout the state. Supplies and clothing will be delivered to local shelter and assistance locations. Spme of the items that are specifically being asked for are flashlights, batteries, blankets,candles, diapers (adult and baby), hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, workers gloves and masks, rubber boots, crowbars, hammers, shovels, cleaning supplies and bleach, heavy trash bags, paper serving dishes and plastic utensils general clothing with an emphasis on winter wear (jackets, hats, gloves, warm stuff), underwear, socks and charcoal.
Donate to a Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund:
There are many established relief funds that have been established to help with the recovery efforts in New Jersey. Governor Chris Christie and his wife have established a fund where 100% of the proceeds will go directly to help NJ residents
Please also consider a donation to the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, local food banks, or church driven charities. $10, $20, or more will go a long way in helping with this effort.