A 20-foot U-Haul truck filled with donated clothing, shoes andnon-perishable food collected by NCUA employees at the agency'sAlexandria, Va. office arrived at the New Jersey Credit UnionLeague Friday for distribution to credit union employees,volunteers and members displaced by Hurricane Sandy.

The league said in a Friday release after news of HurricaneSandy's major effects on New Jersey broke, NCUA Chairman DebbieMatz contacted the New Jersey Credit Union League with plans tocollect clothing for those in need. The collection began Nov.2.

Buddy Gill, the NCUA's senior strategic communications andexternal relations adviser, drove the truck from Washington toHightstown, N.J.

“We are so grateful to the agency. NCUA Chairman Debbie Matzvery quickly reached out to us to extend help, and she and NCUAdelivered,” said NJCUL President/CEO Paul Gentile. “I couldn't believe how packed NCUA's truck waswith clothing, water and dry goods. They did an amazing job. Ittook the League staff over an hour to unload because there was somuch.

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