New Yorkers wishing to donate critically needed supplies to Gulf Coast state residents can drop them off at either of State Senator Marty Golden’s (R-C-I Brooklyn) two district offices from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, the Senator announced today.
Supplies will be delivered by the Senator’s staff and volunteers to the Salvation Army, which will immediately ship them to the disaster areas.
The following items are urgently needed for the relief effort:
- Bottled Water;
- Baby Formula;
- Boxed Juice;
- Clothing, Any Size, Any Age;
- Flash Lights with Batteries;
- Batteries of any Size;
- First Aid Supplies, and
- Canned or Packaged Food.
The Senator’s office are at: (Bay Ridge) 7403-5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11209 (718) 238-6044, and (Marine Park) 3610 Quentin Road, Brooklyn, New York 11234 (718) 627-3659.
Financial contributions will not be accepted. People wishing to donate money may contact charitable organizations, including the American Red Cross (1-800-HELP-NOW); the Salvation Army (212-337-7200); Catholic Charities USA (1-800-919-9338); United Jewish Communities (212-284-6944), and United Methodist Committee on Relief (1-800-554-8583), among others.