Cardboard city raises $9.6K for homeless shelter


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From left are: Fadi Al-Ghawi, AM Rotary Cardboard City 2019 co-chair; Denise Stryker, director of the shelter; Amber Taylor, assistant director of the shelter; Becky Boris, shelter board member; and Brad Reynolds, AM Rotary Club President.

From left are: Fadi Al-Ghawi, AM Rotary Cardboard City 2019 co-chair; Denise Stryker, director of the shelter; Amber Taylor, assistant director of the shelter; Becky Boris, shelter board member; and Brad Reynolds, AM Rotary Club President.


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The Wilmington AM Rotary Club and Clinton County Homeless Shelter would like to thank those who supported Cardboard City 2019. Your generosity and participation in the yearly event generated $9,614 for the shelter.

Many businesses, churches, schools and NFP organizations in the county gave generously of their time, money and talents to assure the success of this event.

A special thank you to the Wilmington News Journal for sponsoring ads and promoting the event. Also a thank you to DJ Tony Morton for being part of the festivities year after year and to the Wilmington College Tau Kappa Beta for their help during the night.

An exciting part of the evening was awarding the trophies to winning teams:

Most Money Collected Traveling Trophy — Wilmington Church of God, defending team; second place — PNC Bank; third place and Most Creative Structure Traveling Trophy — Laurel Oaks, defending team; fourth place — St. Columbkille Disciples, defending team; School Challenge — Clinton-Massie Key Club, defending team; and Jackson Walker & Savanah Henderson, tie for the Most Money Raised by Individual Participants.

We would also like to acknowledge the following for their support: PNC Bank, Ahresty, ATSG, Cape May, Clinton County Commissioners, Wilmington City departments, Wilmington College Sodexo, CVS, Kroger, J&K Rental, EMA, and Generation Pizza.

Clinton County is an amazing community; we thank you all for caring.

From left are: Fadi Al-Ghawi, AM Rotary Cardboard City 2019 co-chair; Denise Stryker, director of the shelter; Amber Taylor, assistant director of the shelter; Becky Boris, shelter board member; and Brad Reynolds, AM Rotary Club President.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/11/web1_image003.jpgFrom left are: Fadi Al-Ghawi, AM Rotary Cardboard City 2019 co-chair; Denise Stryker, director of the shelter; Amber Taylor, assistant director of the shelter; Becky Boris, shelter board member; and Brad Reynolds, AM Rotary Club President. Courtesy photo

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