Victim of Hurricane Sandy

We are writing this on behalf of Ida Terranova, our grandmother. She is a young, caring, giving 92 year old who moved into her home in Toms River, NJ in 1972. She and her husband of 32 years (at the time) bought the land and built their modest "forever" home there. They watched others move into the neighborhood and welcomed them all with open arms. Her husband Sal died in their home in 2000. His spirit lives on through their home. Grandma too had plans to live there until she passed, but a devastating storm named Sandy changed all of that.

The home sits right on Silver Bay and was a prime target for the storm, but it wasn't Sandy's wrath that ultimately destroyed Ida's hope of moving back home, it was the contractor, Joe, who took her money and hope leaving her with a home worse off than what Sandy had left. Joe's promises and what seemed like kindness at first, now in retrospect, was a con man in the middle of a con.

Our wonderful grandmother has taken a mortgage out on the 'home' to make it livable again. This money was taken by Joe without completion of any of his promises. She has been displaced for 2 years, and the stress is taking its toll.

Our Gratitude,

Family of Ida Terranova
  • Jack Porzio 
    • $80 
    • 83 mos
  • Vic & Sue T 
    • $100 
    • 83 mos
  • Joseph Barone 
    • $50 
    • 83 mos
  • Lauren Worsham 
    • $20 
    • 83 mos
  • Christine Daigler 
    • $100 
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Marianne Wojcicki 
Toms River, NJ
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