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Contact: Brian Woods / (609) 667-7360
August 22, 2022
Stanfield, Torrissi & Umba Add School Supply Drop Off in Hammonton Town Hall

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The Township of Hammonton is joining the 8th Legislative District’s school supply drive by adding a collection box in town hall.

Sen. Jean Stanfield, Asm. Michael Torrissi and Asm. Brandon Umba will be collecting school supplies and clothes for students of the Hammonton School District throughout August. (

Senator Jean Stanfield, Assemblyman Michael Torrissi and Assemblyman Brandon Umba will be collecting school supplies and clothes for students of the Hammonton School District throughout the month of August.

The new collection box can be found in the municipal complex on 100 Central Avenue in Hammonton.

“I want to thank the Senator and assembly members for hosting this drive for our town’s schools. The Town Council is excited to be a part of it and help kids in need in Hammonton,” said Hammonton Mayor Steve DiDonato.

“The Hammonton School District is greatly appreciative of the generosity of so many to assist our students. As we prepare for the start of the 2022-2023 school year, these supplies will benefit many and ease the burden on our families.  Thank you to all that have donated,” said Hammonton Schools Superintendent Robin Chieco.

The 8th District Legislators are still accepting supplies at their new office located in the Elmwood Business Park, Suite B-101 in Marlton. The office park is located off of Route 70. Supplies and clothing can be mailed or dropped off anytime between 9am – 5 pm from Monday – Friday. Please don’t hesitate to call or email the office with questions at (856) 817-2143 or by emailing Chief of Staff Brian Woods at

“Hammonton Schools are a true melting pot with a rich and diverse culture of students. The teachers and administrators in the district do a great job, and I’m honored to be in a position to help them have a great school year,” said Torrissi, who is a lifelong resident.

The 8th District Legislative Office holds an annual school supply drive, which benefits a new school district every year. A drop off date to the school district is to be determined. We will make an announcement when one is scheduled. To find our office, please put in Elmwood Business Park and then go to Suite B-101. The list of items needed are as follows: 

  • Adult and kid-sized backpacks
  • Nap mats for PreK cots
  • Packs of new boys underwear size 6 & 8
  • Boys and girls pull gym shorts size 6/8
  • A few pairs of kids size flip flops or slip ons for emergency shoes
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Pocket folders
  • Pens
  • Pencils 
  • Crayons 
  • Fine-point sharpies
  • 1-inch, 2-inch, and 3-inch binders
  • Single-subject notebooks
  • Headphones

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