Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports led the drive, with the St. Theresa's community and Irish Social Club pitching in to aid Hurricane Sandy victims.
Boxes and bags of Luvs, Pampers, bottles of water, sweaters, sweatshirts, hats and more were piled on tables at the Irish Social Club on Monday afternoon. Volunteers like West Roxbury's Thomas Bergeron brought in bag after bag of donations raised by the Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive in the last week. Said Bergeron (who heard about volunteering through a West Roxbury Patch tweet about volunteers being needed) spoke about why he came down to help. "We definitely wanted to donate our time because we didn't get hit hard, but we know people who did." Bergeron added he has family in Long Island, NY, who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. West Roxbury's Jocelyn Bourgault (who also heard about volunteers being needed …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Students paid $1 and were able to wear their street clothes, to aid Hurricane Sandy victims with fundraisers.
The Ohrenberger-Beethoven community raised $1,600 for Hurricane Sandy Relief in a one-day fundraiser. Students contributed $1 and in exchange, were able to wear their street clothes to school. Normally the students wear uniforms, but often participate in dressdown days related to causes. One of the fundamental tenets of the Ohrenberger-Beethoven K-8 community is giving back, and the schools have raised thousands of dollars for those in need through the years, as well as collected thousands of pounds of food for local food pantries.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
St. T's annual Christmas Bazaar is on Saturday, and items can be donated at that time, too. The St. Theresa School will combine its collection with Wicked Sharp's to be brought to Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey.
The St. Theresa's School community is collecting items to send to Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey. This Saturday is St. T's annual Christmas Bazaar, and they will also collecting items for Hurricane Sandy victims in Garfield, NJ, said Carol Dolan of the St. Theresa School PTA. "This week we will be collecting items to send to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The donations will be sent directly to the Boys and Girls Club of Garfield, NJ and distributed throughout their community," said Dolan. Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports has been leading its own Hurricane Sandy relief drive, and St. T's donations along with the numerous donations Wicked Sharp has received will be joined together for one shipment to Jersey. Wicked Sharp also set up the …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
You can drop off supplies such as diapers, formula, socks, hats, jackets and more at Wicked Sharp this weekend at 1898 Centre Street in West Roxbury.
The owners of Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports are continuing their ways of helping others by running a relief drive to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. And with New York and New Jersey already getting snow, cold weather items are needed. Residents can drop off items (listed below) to Wicked Sharp at 1898 Centre Street this weekend. "We have decided to do a relief drive for New Jersey and New York residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. After seeing so many people living in their cars because there is nowhere else for them to go, we started thinking that we as a community could make a difference. We will have Wicked Sharp as the drop off point," said JP Bedard of Wicked Sharp. Wicked Sharp has been in touch …