County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:

November 1, 2012

County establishes a donation drop-off center

Individuals and businesses can drop off items at Thompson Park

UPDATE 11/2/2012- Donations will be accepted at Thompson Park only until dusk, not 7 p.m. due to the change in daylight savings time.

LINCROFT, NJ – Monmouth County has established a donation site for desperately needed items to assist the victims affected by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. The site has been set up at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road (Route 520) in Lincroft.

The donation center is located at the service entrance of the park. It is open from 7 a.m. to dusk to receive donated items.

Items needed include:
  • Bottled Water
  • Non perishable food
  • Pet food
  • New clothing
  • Blankets
  • Personal hygiene items including baby items
Thompson Park is a donation site only - no distribution will be made there. Items will be sorted and taken to three distribution sites in strategic areas in Monmouth County which will be announced as the items have arrived at those locations.


“This is a way for residents to help out during this time of need,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “Through this process, donations from those who were fortunate during Hurricane Sandy can assist those who were less fortunate.”


For monetary donations, please use your preferred non-profit organization.


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