Caldwell College Holding Sandy Relief Drive for “Comfort Kits”

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Caldwell College will be collecting the following items, which will be packaged as “comfort kits” to assist with Sandy relief efforts and to be donated where need is greatest.  Items will be donated to the American Red Cross. 

Tissues (travel size)

Shampoo (travel size)

Toothpaste (travel size)

Toothbrushes (adult and child-size)



Socks (men’s, women’s, and children’s sizes)

Small fleece blankets


Coloring books

Playing cards


*Please note: Only new items will be accepted and  clothes  (except socks) or used items will not be accepted.*

Members of the community are invited to drop off donations any time in the Student Center lobby at or during the drive-up donation drop-off times at the parking area by the Newman Center: Tuesday, 11/13 and Thursday, 11/15, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Donations will be collected until noon on 11/16.

Other ways to help:

Volunteers are needed for the following roles: 

Assist with donation collection at drive-up drop-off location (11/13 and 11/15, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Newman Center parking area)

Sort donated materials (11/16, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Student Center Gym)

Organize and prepare comfort kits (11/16, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Student Center Gym)

Students and employees interested in volunteering, please contact Meghan Moran at mmoran@caldwell.edu or 973-618-3302.

Alumni and friends interested in volunteering, please contact Jenny Mundell at jmundell@caldwell.edu or 973-618-3352. 

The drive is being sponsored by: Caldwell College, the Caldwell College Student Government Association and the Caldwell College Alumni Association.


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