Tricia Culver packed a van filled with supplies and dropped them off at a shelter in the Toms River Area of New Jersey.
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
The following is a press release issued by Lasell College: Tricia Culver '10 is familiar with the NJ coastline. Toms River and the Jersey Shore are part of her territory - she's met the people, seen the landscape. After Hurricane Sandy - much of that has changed and Culver, a Lasell alum and Lasell Admissions Counselor wanted to help. Days after the storm, Culver returned to Lasell and started a grass-roots collection with the help of Lasell's Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL). The plan was to bring supplies back to affected areas of NJ the next week -- Culver would stuff them into her car. But she collected so many supplies that she had to wait. Over the weekend Culver and volunteers packed a Lasell shuttle van full of supplies …
Sandy Jones, of West Newton, specializes in disaster mental health.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
The following is a press release issued by the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts: American Red Cross volunteers from Eastern Massachusetts, after working in our communities during Hurricane Sandy, are accepting deployments to states devastated by the superstorm. Sandy Jones of West Newton, whose Red Cross specialty is disaster mental health, has been deployed to New York. The disaster mental health specialist provides crisis interventions, mental and emotional care and support during this difficult time. The American Red Cross has mobilized 5,800 disaster workers from all over the country who have served more than 5.3 million meals and snacks so far. We have also activated our entire fleet of response vehicles and handed out more…