Pacific Stars and Stripes, August 17, 1951
With 2d Log Com-When New Jersey's
Gov. Alfred E. Driscoll recently proclaimed August as "Collect Clothes
for Korea" month, he was following in the footsteps of another Jerseyite,
Capt. Clifford G. McKeon, Perth Amboy, a member of the Civil Assistance
Section of the 2d Logistical Command.
Through McKeon's efforts and enthusiasm, clothes,
toys, money and medical supplies have been received from such places
as Akron, Ohio, Atlanta, Ga., Palm Springs, Calif., and even from Moscow,
a small town in Idaho. Besides being "god-father" of the Happy Mountain
orphanage in Pusan, McKeon has given the "Children's hospital" a guiding
Governor Driscoll proclaimed August "Collect Clothes
for Korea" month and urged the people of the state to lend effort to
the success of the drive. He pointed out the survival of the homeless
who are without clothing depends on the generosity of their friends
to the West.