Also taking calls at GMA's telethon: the talk show host, who spent her childhood in the Garden State. "Every summer we'd get beach badges for Belmar, and that's what we did; we went to the beach," she tells PEOPLE. "As a young adult, D’Jai’s was a very popular watering hole. And D’Jai’s is no more. It's pretty devastating to know that the Jersey Shore is no more temporarily. In several years I know we'll bring it back."