Tri-County Agency of Brick and Wingman Planning, both located in Brick, have teamed up to organize a food drive from now until Thanksgiving to help fill the shelves of The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Several local businesses immediately joined the campaign, Barlo & Associates, Briarmill Pharmacy, Brick Chamber of Commerce, Joe’s Service Center, Investors Bank, Fast Signs of Brick, Flowers by Addalia, the Howard Johnson Hotel of Toms River, Mulberry Street, ERA, Tuscan House, and Jersey Coast Appliance are participating and will also serve as drop off points for local donations. View all the locations by clicking here.
In addition to the food collection aspect of the drive, Wingman Planning and a local philanthropist will each donate $25 for every website that Wingman Planning creates for clients during the length of the drive. The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties can generate 150 meals from each $50 donation. Wingman Planning launches an average of eight new websites each month, and $700 has been raised from this pledge since its inception in late September.
Veranda Technologies will donate $25 for every business who calls and has them remove a virus or malware from a computer. They will also run multiple cleanup routines to speed up the machine and get rid of any junk on your computers. For each virus removal the FoodBank will be able to provide 75 meals!
It is Easy To Get Involved!
Local businesses are collecting nonperishable food items now. Simply bring your donations to one of 13 locations. Click on the boxes below for detailed information!