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Springfield United for Hurricane Harvey starts August 31 at the Chisholm Center

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Knowing that many people want to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey; Deputy Mayor Maria Vassallo, Township Committeewoman Geri Ann Bujnowski and the other members of the Township Committee worked with Springfield O.E.M., Springfield H.O.P.E. and the Recreation Department to a organize a humanitarian collection effort for those victims.

The collection effort will take place at the Chisholm Center from Friday, August 31 through September 14.  The hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Items accepted include toiletries, hygiene products, diapers, baby wipes, baby food, cleaning supplies, canned goods, new/unused clothing, batteries, flashlights and pet food.  All donations will be earmarked for Hurricane Harvey.

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For those wanting to donate cash, please make checks payable to Springfield H.O.P.E.  The address is 201 Mountain Ave. Springfield, NJ 07081.

All questions or more information should be directed to Deputy Mayor Maria Vassallo at maria.vassallo@springfield.nj-us and Township Committeewoman Geri Ann Bujnowski at geri.bujnowski@springfield-nj.us.

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