Community Appeal holds 55th annual stuffing party

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SEA GIRT — Members of the Sea Girt Community Appeal gathered Wednesday morning to stuff envelopes with a list of various charities to send to all residents. The annual drive encourages members of the community to donate to one or more of 11 designated charities or another charity of their choice. Residents who receive the letters are instructed to select the charity they wish to donate to and write checks for the amounts they wish to donate. The donation checks should be mailed to Sea Girt Community Appeal P.O. Box 105, Sea Girt, N.J., 08750, payable to Sea Girt Community Appeal, Inc. In its 55th year, the Community Appeal has raised over $950,000 for multiple charities through residents’ donations. Each year, the trustees prepare over 1,200 letters to be sent out. In the 2016-2017 campaign, the community appeal collected $42,471 donated by 223 residents to 28 charities.

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