Sonora, CA – Area residents are pitching in to help Hurricane Sandy victims. The Sonora Area Foundation is awarding two grants for a total of $5870 to the east coast victims.
Executive Director of the Sonora Area Foundation Ed Wyllie says “All of the donations received are headed to New York and New Jersey to assist in relief and recovery efforts.”
One grant for $2,935 will go to the Community Foundation of New Jersey for the New Jersey Recovery Fund. Wyllie says 100 percent of the money will go towards intermediate and long term recovery efforts in the state.
Another grant for the same amount will go to Island Harvest. It hands out food and serves meals on Long Island in New York.
You can still give to the Hurricane Sandy Fund. The foundation is accepting donations through the end of the year. To donate write a check to the Sonora Area Foundation and put “Hurricane Sandy Fund” on the memo line. You can either mail or dropped off the check at the Foundation office at 362 S. Stewart Street, Sonora, CA 95370.