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United Jewish Appeal of Essex County Starts 1962 Drive with $1, 270, 000

The United Jewish Appeal of Essex County launched its 1962 campaign with a record-breaking total of $1, 270, 000, Alan Sagner, general chairman of the campaign, announced today. The total was pledged at the traditional special gifts dinner last night which opened the 1962 campaign.

The total represents a very substantial increase over the special gifts pledged at the opening of the 1961 campaign. During the 1961 campaign the amount of $2,140,000 was raised. Saul Robbins is chairman of special gifts and Mrs. Maurice A. Wachstein Jr., chairman of the women’s division.