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
- 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.