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Hurricane Sandy Relief and Volunteer Teams
New York, NY
Since Hurricane Sandy hit, we have sent many volunteer teams to the affected areas (including Staten Island, Rockaway, and Breezy Point) with food & hot beverages, supplies and volunteers to assist with clean up.
Our next planned volunteer date is January 19th. We invite you to join us! Details will be posted soon.
We will also continue to collect financial contributions through the above link. All monies will be used directly to help Hurricane victims and are fully tax deductible (we are a 501(c)3 organization). To donate supplies, please contact us for current drop off times and locations. (Please note that needs have changed! We are no longer able to collect indoor clothes for example).
If you can help with these or other needs, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Current Needs (stay tuned for updates):
*Fresh cold cuts and rolls (the Friday before each volunteer day)
Non perishable food, preferably ready to eat e.g. granola bars, energy bars
Paper plates, cups (esp. **hot cups with lids), cutlery, aluminum trays
Plastic storage bins with lids
**Contractor bags or extra heavy duty trash bags
**Gloves (latex gloves, and work gloves)
Chlorox and other cleaning supplies, especially mildew remover
**Thin respirator masks or dust masks [N95 are best]
**Mops, rakes, brooms, shovels
**Flashlights and batteries; extra batteries especially D
Paper towels and toilet paper; feminine products
Underwear (new only, in packages)
Socks, (new only)
Baby items especially diapers, wipes and baby food & formula, Children's Motrin
Advil, Ben Gay, Bandaids, Ace Bandages (any other medical supplies)
Thank you for your generosity! Blessed Pier Giorgio, pray for us! Frassati Fellowship of NY
**These are the most needed items, from our experience.