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Operation Allies Welcome donations at Task Force Liberty reach capacity

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Task Force Liberty sort donated clothes for Afghans at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Aug. 28, 2021. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for up to 50,000 Afghans at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Task Force Liberty sort donated clothes for Afghans at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Aug. 28, 2021. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for up to 50,000 Afghans at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jake Carter)

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Editor’s Note: The information within this article is being released on behalf of The American Red Cross, Team Rubicon and Jersey Shore Chief Petty Officers Association.

 
Due to the overwhelming support from the local community; donations for Operation Allies Welcome are at maximum capacity. All unscheduled deliveries and drop offs to the base will no longer be accepted (even if the donor has base access).    
 
To continue supporting:
 
- For targeted donations, updates will be posted at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Facebook page here, or the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Facebook Page here as new needs emerge. 

- To directly support Afghans at Task Force Liberty, please visit Amazon here

     *If you choose to donate an e-gift card, please donate in denominations of $200 or less. This can be done by selecting email as the delivery method, and entering the  address LibertyVillageNJ@gmail.com.*

- To continue volunteering at this time. We will only onboard individuals with base access. If you are interested in volunteering, please email: LibertyVillageNJ@gmail.com

 - Those who wish to contribute financially can do so directly to any of the following charities:

     - The American Red Cross (www.redcross.org)
 
     - The International Rescue Committee (www.rescue.org)

     - Team Rubicon (https://teamrubiconusa.org/give/)
 
     - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (www.usccb.org)

For further questions, email: LibertyVillageNJ@gmail.com