RISMEDIA, December 1, 2009—Realtors® are giving back during the Triple Play REALTOR Convention & Trade Expo, which is scheduled for December 8-10, 2009 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. For the second year in a row, the New Jersey, New York State and Pennsylvania associations of Realtors will host a food drive for the Atlantic City Rescue Mission (ACRM), which is dedicated to caring for the poor and homeless in southern New Jersey. Convention attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, canned goods or monetary donations.
Located across the street from the Convention Center where Triple Play is being held, the ACRM has been serving the homeless since 1964. It serves approximately 647 meals per day, houses 194 men, 39 women and nine mothers with 13 children each night, and provides clothing for the working poor and homeless. The Mission also provides an average of 124 emergency food baskets each month to local families in crisis. More than 3,000 people are assisted by ACRM each year.
During this year’s convention, a drop-off box will be located at the Messages & Information Desk at the Trade Expo entrance (Level 2, Hall B). Donations can be dropped off during the following hours: Tuesday, December 8, between noon and 6 p.m.; Wednesday, December 9, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Thursday, December 10, between 9 a.m. and noon.
The Mission needs the following items: Non-perishable food items, Canned goods, sugar (white and brown), Coffee, Salt, pepper and other spices, Disposable diapers (all sizes), Tooth brushes and tooth paste, Shampoo and conditioner, Toilet tissue, Tylenol, aspirin or ibuprofen, cough, cold and flu medications (for adults and children), Cash donations are always appreciated.
For more information, visit www.realtorstripleplay.com.