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Donation Will Help Military Families In Need

in Toms River News

TOMS RIVER – An organization dedicated to feed veterans and members of their family received a nice donation through a special event recently.

Dine on Us is a 501(c)3 organization on a mission to provide off base dining and entertainment opportunities “for our NJ Joint Base active military families who are not able to do so for themselves due to economic hardships,” organization founder and president Cliff Baker said.

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Communities rally to support Afghan refugees

in Toms River News

When Tova Herskovitz of Toms River heard that Afghan evacuees were arriving at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst only a few miles from her house, she began to gather clothes, shoes and toys to donate.

Herskovitz, who is Jewish Orthodox, said she wanted to do something because some of her family members who survived the Holocaust were helped by others, and she wanted to pay it forward.

“It feels so close to home; I feel like it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help people who are in this dire situation, and they are so close,’’ she said. “To think about when I’m here swimming with my kids in the pool and buying them school supplies, and then you have kids a half hour away with nothing.”

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