The Shore Medical Center Emergency Medical Services Department is once again doing its part to ensure those in need have a happy holiday season.
The department’s fourth annual Holiday Food and Toy Drive begins Friday, Nov. 18, with all proceeds donated to Toys for Tots and the Food Pantry of Somers Point. Only new, unused toys and non-perishable food items will be accepted at the following locations in Somers Point unless noted:
• Shore Medical Center
• Shore Medical Center EMS Department, New York Avenue and Center Street
• ShopRite of Somers Point
• True Value
• A Few Bucks
• Dollar Does It
• This & That Uniforms in Pleasantville
• Super Fresh of Ocean City
Since beginning the holiday drive in 2008, the ambulance squad’s total donations have exceeded $20,000 in non-perishable food, toys and monetary donations.
Donations will be accepted through Monday, Dec. 19. For more information, please contact Shore Medical Center EMS Coordinator Steve Grecco at 609-926-4474.