Road to Recovery: Painting, cleanup helps in Seaside Heights

Verizon and Jersey Cares Help Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School Recover from Hurricane Sandy

SOURCE: Verizon


Written by: Kristi Funderburk, Asbury Park Press

Sounds of people laughing, telling stories and talking about their weekend plans filled the classrooms and halls of Hugh J. Boyd Elementary School for the first time in five months.

It will be another five months at least before the students can come back to the school because of the extensive damage superstorm Sandy caused there.

But about 150 volunteers spent most of Thursday breathing life back in the school to give the students a happier return in the fall for the next school year.

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KEYWORDS: People, Social Action & Community Engagement, Hurricane Sandy, Verizon, Jersey Cares, Seaside Heights, Hugh J. Boyd School, hurricane sandy relief, Volunteering

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