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Puerto Rico Relief: Perth Amboy Sending 360,000-Lbs. of Goods to Island

City of Perth Amboy, N.J. coordinated an extraordinary outpouring of generosity to assist the people of Puerto Rico. Mayor Wilda Diaz honors effort today.

PERTH AMBOY, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, October 13, 2017 / -- Contact: Public Information Office
(732)-826-0290 x 4006

Mayor Wilda Diaz will honor the extraordinary outpouring of generosity by the people, business and nonprofits of Perth Amboy and the City’s community partners during the past three weeks. More than 336,000 pounds of much needed items were collected and are being sent to provide relief to Puerto Rico. An amazing effort that includes a collection drive as well as fundraising campaign to cover the cost for shipping to San Juan and the upcoming deployment of Perth Amboy Police Officers to Puerto Rico.

Mayor Diaz will be joined by local officials and business owners, companies and donors and drive organizers to share the tremendous efforts that have been displayed by all in the past 21 days.

WHEN: Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:15 a.m.

WHERE: Target Warehouse, 980 High Street, Perth Amboy NJ 08861
Follow signs that read, “Visitor Parking/Flow Center”

Attention: Due to warehouse entrance security, please do not arrive past 10:15 a.m. the press conference will be begin promptly at 10:30 a.m.

For additional information about the City of Perth Amboy, please visit:

Noelia Colon
City of Perth Amboy Public Information Officer
732-826-0290, ext. 4006
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