Carteret, NJ – Mayor Dan Reiman has announced that the Children’s Charity Trust Fund will be accepting monetary donations to assist with relief efforts in Haiti, where a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince, killing at least 50,000 and affecting approximately 3 million others. According to the Mayor, 100% of the proceeds generated through donations will be given to the Red Cross and/or U.S. Aid to help families left homeless in the wake of the disaster.
More information has been made available on Carteret’s Public Access T.V. 36, and at www.carteret.net . Donors may also call (732) 541-3801 or visit the Memorial Municipal Building at 61 Cooke Avenue.
The Mayor’s Children’s Charity Trust Fund is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization, established in 2003 to provide Carteret’s children with a monetary resource for education, athletics, and health. Its volunteers have raised funding for scholarships, arts and culture, athletic programs, other charities, and a variety of programs and services that benefit local children and others in need.