PHOTO: Cumberland Farms executives and staff joined together with Highlands and Monmouth County officials to ring in the start of the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund Fundraiser.

Highlands, NJ  – Cumberland Farms executives and city officials joined together to raise a ceremonial first cup of coffee in support of the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund at the Cumberland Farms Bay Avenue store in Highlands, NJ.

Among those in attendance were Regional Manager Don Vanderfin, Area Sales Manager Michael Alp and Store Manager Charlie Foley of Cumberland Farms, along with Councilwoman Tara K. Ryan and Councilman Christopher Francy of Highlands, NJ. Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders Thomas A. Arnone, Deputy Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders Serena DiMaso, and Monmouth County Freeholder John P. Curley, also attended the event.

From April 29th until May 24th, Cumberland Farms will donate 20 cents from every Chill Zone beverage, brewed tea and coffee (iced or hot) purchased their three newly re-opened stores which were damaged during Hurricane Sandy directly to the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund. Fundraising locations are 116 Bay Ave. in Highlands, NJ, 120 Carr Ave. in Keansburg, NJ, and 918 Radio Road in Mystic Island, NJ. Cumberland Farms hopes to raise at least $5,000 for the Fund to be given to the victims of Hurricane Sandy in an effort to help them rebuild their lives.