USA Thrift Shore Plans Hurricane Sandy Assistance

By  //  November 19, 2012

Aims To Help 20 Different Families Of Veterans

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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – USA Thrift Shore in Melbourne is looking for local individuals willing to help families of 20 different veterans who lost everything when Hurricane Sandy struck the northeast United States last month.

The USA Thrift Shop at 1442 N. Harbor City Blvd. in Melbourne is collecting donations for veterans and their families affected by Hurricane Sandy. (Image by Derek Suomi)

“I am collecting the names of 20 veteran families in the northeast that have lost everything,” USA Thrift Shore founder Deny Lammardo said.  “I would like to find 20 families here that are able to adopt them for Christmas.”

Lammardo also said a group from Port St. John are collecting donations this week to bring relief supplies to those affected by the hurricane.

She said the group will transport the collected supplies to areas devastated by the hurricanes over the Thanksgiving Weekend.

Donations will be collected for the effort at the thrift shore through Wednesday.

Information about sponsoring a a veteran’s family or to donate to hurricane relief program is available by stopping by the USA Thrift Shore at 1442 N. Harbor City Blvd. in Melbourne or by calling 321-254-2667.