Bucks has not for­got­ten the vic­tims of Sandy

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homes as a re­sult of the Hur­ri­cane.”

“We are over­whelmed with the gen­eros­ity of the com­mu­nity as many of the lo­cal busi­nesses and mu­si­cians have do­nated their ser­vices and pledged their sup­port to help us reach our goal of rais­ing A10,000 to do­nate to New Jersey Home­town Heroes,” said New­town res­i­dent Sharon Joyce, “Bucks for

NEW­TOWN - “One per­son really can make a dif­fer­ence” is the motto fol­lowed by a group of fam­i­lies from Bucks County who were per­son­ally touched by the dev­as­ta­tion left be­hind by Hur­ri­cane Sandy and were tired of feel­ing help­less.

They are tak­ing that motto and putting words into ac­tion, mov­ing for­ward with SOans fRr WhH firsW an­nuaO “Bucks for Beaches” fundraiser - an at­tempt to show the vic­tims of Hur­ri­cane Sandy that they have not been for­got­ten.

“Bucks for Beaches” will be held at LaSalla Restau­rant in New­town on Sun­day, Feb. 10 from 12 to 4 p.m. Tick­ets are A25 each and can be pur­chased at La Stalla Restau­rant with 100 per­cent of the pro­ceeds raised through WLFNHW saOHs and raf­flH Eas­kets do­nated to New Jersey Home­town Heroes and its ef­fort to help the res­i­dents most se­ri­ously im­pacted by Sandy.

“Home­town Heroes is so ap­pre­cia­tive for fundrais­ing ef­forts such as ‘Bucks for Beaches’ as there are still thou­sands of fam­i­lies dis­placed by the de­struc­tion left be­hind by Hur­ri­cane Sandy,” said Mike Schwartz, founder of Home­town Heroes. “Bucks for Beaches will as­sist us with our mis­sion to pro­vide im­me­di­ate re­lief and ne­ces­si­ties to the need­i­est of fam­i­lies that may have lost all their pos­ses­sions and Beaches” chair­per­son. “We are es­pe­cially thank­ful that La Stalla has of­fered to do­nate the use of its restau­rant to host the event as well as pro­vide all of the food at no cost.”

Tick­ets to at­tend “Bucks for Beaches” can be pur­chased at La Stalla Restau­rant in New­town with ad­di­tional do­na­tions to “Bucks for Beaches” made di­rectly at www.njhome­town­heroes. org.

Home­town Heroes’ main pur­pose is to fos­ter an en­vi­ron­ment of good­will, gen­eros­ity, and en­cour­age­ment by sup­port­ing lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties when un­ex­pected needs arise dur­ing a cri­sis with­out dis­crim­i­na­tion to­wards an in­di­vid­ual’s eth­nic­ity, gen­der, and age.

Ae­rial views of the dam­age caused by Hur­ri­cane Sandy to the New Jersey coast taken dur­ing a search and res­cue mis­sion by 1-150 As­sault Heli­copter Bat­tal­ion, New Jersey Army Na­tional Guard, Oct. 30, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C....

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