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Vantage Vacation Rentals Waves Goodbye to Hunger

Employees Partner with Diakonia to Donate Goods to Area Homeless Shelter

 

Ocean City, MD – [August 8, 2017] – Vantage Vacation Rentals, a vacation rental management company in Ocean City, is pleased to announce its new initiative “Wave Goodbye to Hunger” at the Summer Beach building on 35th Street. Vantage is encouraging its vacation rental guests and property owners to donate left-over food and supplies to Diakonia of West Ocean City which operates a homeless shelter, food pantry, and thrift store to supports area families in need.

Vantage is collecting a wide variety of items such as canned goods, toiletries, beach gear, and furniture. By simply donating left-over vacation items, guests and property owners will contribute to an amazing cause. Locally operated since 1972, Diakonia provides housing, food, counseling and assistance to residents of Worcester County. In 2016, Diakonia served 52,000 meals and assisted more than 10,000 people through its emergency food pantry.

Partnering with Diakonia was the idea of Robert Corbey, who is Senior Business Development Coordinator overseeing Vantage’s rentals at Summer Beach.

“Last winter I volunteered at Diakonia to help in the food pantry,” says Corbey. “I learned about their operation and the needs of our Worcester County residents. When I noticed that our guests were leaving behind food and usable items at Summer Beach, we set up a box in the lobby and encourage all to drop off anything they do not want to take home. We have already filled up the box twice!”

Corbey has seen remarkable results since launching the initiative in late June. From boogie boards to coffee tables, more than 60 items have been collected, in addition to multiple monetary donations. Vantage Vacation Rentals is excited to support this effort and interested in expanding it to other Ocean City properties.

Vantage invites the public to Wave Goodbye to Hunger at Summer Beach. Robert Corbey can be reached at (410) 213-5469, or via email at RCorbey@VantageOC.com. To help further, please consider volunteering or donating to Diakonia. For more information, please call (410) 213-0923 or visit their website at DiakoniaOC.org.

About Vantage Vacation Rentals – Celebrating 10 years of exceptional customer service in the vacation rental industry, Vantage Vacation Rentals manages more than 600 vacation rentals along the Maryland and Delaware coastline, New Jersey Shore, and Myrtle Beach, specializing in luxury homes, high-end amenities, and a worry-free rental experience for guests and owners. The properties can be found in the most sought-after beach resort communities. For more information, visit VantageOceanCity.com, VantageMB.com, Vantage-NJ.com, or call 800.555.4099.


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