SERINO OFFICE TO SERVE AS ADDITIONAL COLLECTION SITE FOR TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE RECREATION’S DRIVE FOR ACTIVE SERVICE MEMBERS

HYDE PARK, NY – Senator Serino today announced that her Hyde Park District Office will serve as an additional collection site for the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department’s Donation Drive for Active Service Members. Donations will be accepted from now until August 15, 2022. 

Senator Sue Serino said, “There are not enough ways to fully thank the brave men and women who are serving our nation, but the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department’s effort to collect goods for these service members is one way we can remind them that they always have a grateful community behind them here at home. We thank the organizers of this effort for their commitment to this great cause and hope our neighbors will join us in supporting our troops with this unique initiative.”

The following items are being collected:

·      Toiletries & Personal Hygiene Products (toothbrushes & toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, body spray, sunscreen, Q-tips, etc.)

·      Non-Perishable Food Items (granola or protein bars, energy drinks, boxed chips or crackers, canned soups, etc.)

·      Clothing of all sizes (athletic socks, cotton t-shirts, sunglasses)

Individuals can also donate packaging materials like, non-occasion cards, boxes that are no longer than 14 inches and no wider/taller than 8 inches. For a full list of donations being accepted, please click here.

Those interested in donating items can do so by delivering them to Senator Serino’s Hyde Park Office (4254 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For more information, please call Senator Serino’s Hyde Park Office at 845-229-0106 or email serino@nysenate.gov.

Donations can also be delivered to the Town of Poughkeepsie Town Hall (1 Overocker Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603) or the Town of Poughkeepsie Senior Center (14 Abes Way, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601) between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Semper Fi Parents of the Hudson Valley will be handling donation distribution to service members. 

 

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