Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

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November 8, 2012

Woman helps Sandy's victims

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“This is about individual people making a difference. The human spirit is incredible. We’re Americans and this is what we do. It’s a wonderful thing that people want to give,” she said. “Imagine if you woke up one day and every thing you owned was gone. This is about bringing together a group of people, finding what they do best to help rebuild the human spirit.”

Yadira Betances contributed to this story.

Sending Sunshine

What: Sending Sunshine is collecting non-perishable food, Gatorade, baby food, cereal and canned good; batteries, flashlights, face masks, powered milk, aspirin, Clorox, peanut butter, power bars, diapers, baby wipes, blankets, hand sanitizer, towels, soap, shampoo, contractor bags and band-aids; gently worn or new clothing including coats, jeans, pajamas, work clothes, packaged underwear, socks and undershirts.

When: Nov. 6-11, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Drop items at Dundee Park in Andover, first building on the right, 3 Railroad Ave., or mail items to Sending Sunshine, in care of Diane Dillon, 7 Lenox Circle, Andover, MA 01810.

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