CNCS CEO Wendy Spencer to Announce New AmeriCorps Resources to Help Hurricane Sandy Recovery in New Jersey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
May 9, 2013

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, will join Rep. Jon Runyan to announce the agency’s long-term support for Hurricane Sandy affected areas of New Jersey.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, CNCS and its AmeriCorps program joined a nation in responding to the region. More than 1,000 AmeriCorps members have been deployed to New Jersey, leveraging more than 8 200 volunteers. Together, they’ve mucked and gutted nearly 1,500 homes to date.

Friday, May 10, 2013

WHO:            

  • Wendy Spencer, CEO, Corporation for National & Community Service
  • Rep. Jon Runyan (NJ-3)
  • Mayor Rob Matthies, Seaside Park, NJ
  • Mayor Thomas Kelaher, Toms River, NJ
  • Mayor Carmen Amato, Berkeley, NJ

WHAT:           Rep. Runyan will host Wendy Spencer, CEO of CNCS, as they tour national service sites and conduct a press conference to announce AmeriCorps’ continued presence in New Jersey.

WHERE:      People’s Pantry
                 1001 Fischer Blvd.
                 Toms River, NJ 08753

WHEN:         11: 30 a.m.

OPEN PRESS

 

 

Media Contact

Samantha Jo Warfield
(202) 606-6775
sjwarfield@cns.gov

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