Ocean of Love Public Service Awards to be Held February 19th -- Smart Carpet Asks for Your Support

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Ocean of Love, a childrens' cancer organization is holding it's annual Casino Night Fund Raiser. ir organization over the years. This year's Public Service Awards are being held Saturday, February 19th at Crystal Point in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. This will be a fun filled Casino Night and tickets are $150 per person which includes $50 back in gaming chips. For ticket information or to make a donation call 732-270-3500. SMART Carpet & Flooring, last year's recipient of Public Service Award for business, is imploring any and all to support this most worthwhile organization. Casino Fun Night prizes include a 46" TV, Diamond Tennis bracelet, Apple IPAD Touch, Coach Bags, Amazon Kindle, $1000 Smart Carpet Gift card, time shares and many, many more items.

Ocean of Love is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to helping Ocean County children with cancer and their families. Our purpose is to assist the children through their illness. We provide financial and emotional support so that they can experience the “normal” joys of childhood, knowing their lives are significant and meaningful to each and every one of us.

Serving over 400 families since 1988, which have lived in Ocean County for 6 months or more, Ocean of Love provides:

· Counseling
· Support Group Meetings
· Food Assistance
· Household Bill Assistance (Utilities, Mortgage, etc.)
· Travel Expenses to and from hospitals that are not covered by other means
· Funeral expenses
· Holiday adoptions & Parties
· Car repairs
· And much more…

Each of our families are treated as friends . . . they are not a number or name without a face. Many consider us a lifeline to hold onto at any time, day or night. When we lose a child to cancer, our contact with the family does not end; this is when we are needed even more.

Many years of devotion by board members, benefactors, staff and above all the generous grassroots efforts of the public has made our mission a reality. Over 400 children and their families of which 50% are considered cancer free have been helped by us. Unfortunately we lose 25% to this appalling disease. The other 25% continue their battle daily.

You Can Help:

· Referrals of Children with Cancer
· Volunteers needed: nurses, social workers, babysitters, office help
· Donations
· Your talents for fund raisers
· Your business or trade may be available to service the needs of a family

Ocean of Love
1709 Hwy 37E
Toms River, New Jersey 08753

Linda Gillick, Executive Director

Office: 732-270-3500
Fax: 732-270-5775
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
Emergency Cell phone: 732-267-5113

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