Hurricane Relief Donations

September 25, 2017

To aid our neighbors in Puerto Rico & Mexico, Senator Brian A. Benjamin will be driving a truck through his Senate District this Saturday, September 30th to collect donated items from our partners around the city, and then driving them to shipping containers in the Bronx bound for Puerto Rico & Mexico, courtesy of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. If you would like to help by collecting items, please reach out and let us know! We are particularly interested in collecting:

  • Batteries 
  • Flashlights 
  • Portable Lanterns
  • Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Cases of Water
  • Feminine Hygiene Products 

To learn more, call or email Valerie Alcena at 914.539.2382 and alcena@nysenate.gov, or visit our office at 163 West 125th Street, Suite 912, New York, NY 10027, where you can also drop donated items off. We are open 9am - 5pm Monday - Thursday, and will be open 'til 7pm on Friday.