Operation Goodie Bag honors Sandy first responders in Hoboken

Nearly one year after Sandy flooded the streets of Hoboken, first responders to the disaster received a big “thank you” in the form of a

Operation Goodie Bag started in Paramus after the attacks on Sept. 11 as a way to show appreciation to first responders.

Operation Goodie Bag started in Paramus after the attacks on Sept. 11 as a way to show appreciation to first responders. (10/26/13)

HOBOKEN - Nearly one year after Sandy flooded the streets of Hoboken, first responders to the disaster received a big “thank you” in the form of a goodie bag.

Operation Goodie Bag started in Paramus after the attacks on Sept. 11 as a way to show appreciation to first responders. This year, hand-colored paper bags were filled with candy along with a written card by school children from across the country for Hoboken’s fire and rescue crews.

Group organizers say they delivered their 300,000th gift bag in Hoboken this weekend.

"Firefighters are an important part of our community,” said one New Jersey student. “They do a wonderful job and we can't thank them enough."

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