Germantown couple helping Sandy victims | Community Spirit
Two dozen volunteers spent Wednesday night sorting and stacking donated supplies to take to victims of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.
Germantown residents Skip and Kristin Cocci said it all started when they saw the devastation caused by the super storm. The Coccis are from the Jersey shore.
They have friends and family living in the area affected by Sandy and wanted to do something for those in need.
The couple told friends about their desire to help.
It wasn't long before a moving truck was donated and supplies started rolling in.
The supplies soon filled the couple's living room.
Wednesday volunteers showed up to sort and stack, and load the truck. Carissa Shumaker helped the Coccis fill the truck.
She says she was impressed by the generosity of the community, with neighbors offering to help with donations, time and even gas money.
The folks at Sam's Club offered to finish filling the truck if there was any room left inside.
The volunteers plan to leave Friday afternoon to deliver the supplies to the Jersey Shore.