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Nov. 11: Fund-Raiser for Sandy Relief Victims


PATERSON, NJ - The Dominican Parade committee, along with other community groups and elected officials, has organized a fund-raising event for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

It will take place on Sun., Nov. 11 at Eastside High at 150 Park Avenue from 10 am to 10 pm. Various artists, moved by the disaster, will be providing entertainment during the event at which volunteers will collect donations of food, water, money and various goods for storm victims.

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The proceeds will be delivered to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund, chaired by First Lady of New Jersey Mary Pat Christie, according to the parade committee.

“Every effort, no matter how little or how large you can contribute is necessary to help those who have lost everything,’’ said the head of the parade committee, Elsa Mantila. “It’s a long road to recovery, but we will not let those people roam by themselves. Let us help them! 

For more information, contact the office of the Dominican State Parade of New Jersey at 973-951-4678 or 973-345-2326. 

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