The Lakes at Darlington County Park open for weekends starting May 25, 2024! For more information, click here
Toggle Bar

header1

header2

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

August 31, 2021

 

Media Contact for the County of Bergen

Contact: Derek Sands

Phone: 201.250.6080         E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PHOTO OP – WEDNESDAY – WOODCLIFF LAKE

BLANKET DONATION FOR AFGHAN REFUGEES

What:  The County of Bergen is teaming up with the northern New Jersey chapter of Project Linus to donate locally made blankets to Afghan refugees currently residing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst after fleeing Kabul. Members of the media are invited for a photo-op on Wednesday, September 1 as Bergen County OEM and Project Linus staff pack a truck with the donated blankets.

Where: 1 Stratford Ct, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

When:  Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Who:

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

Members of the Bergen County Board of Commissioners

Bergen County Office of Emergency Management

Project Linus of Northern New Jersey

Media: Open

Additional Information: The North Jersey Chapter of Project Linus (a national non-profit organization) covers all counties in the northern third of the state. The organization makes handmade blankets for children facing some form of trauma. Recipients are usually in hospitals and shelters. To date the organization has delivered over 53,000 blankets.

# # #