Senator Andrew Lanza Begins Community Drive to Help Local Hurricane Victims

Andrew J. Lanza

November 01, 2012

Lanza’s District Office to Serve as Donation Drop-Off Point

Senator Andrew Lanza has opened his district office, located at 3845 Richmond Ave. in Eltingville, to serve as a donation drop-off point to help those Staten Islanders who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  Lanza will be collecting donations and distributing them as needed to evacuation centers and families across Staten Island.

Anyone who is willing and able to donate non-perishable food items, clothing, blankets or other supplies, may drop them to Lanza's district office today up until 5:00 p.m. or tomorrow between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Below is a list of suggested supplies:
Water - 1 liter or smaller bottles for easier transport.
Food – Dry & Canned, pop top preferred that is easy to prepare with or without heat.
Powdered Milk, Baby Formula and bottles
Pet supplies and food
First Aid Kits & supplies 
Flashlights and batteries
Paper Cups, Napkins, and plastic utensils
Non-Electric cans opener and Utility Knifes
Duct Tape
Plastic zip lock bags
Personal Care items such as soap, toilet paper, wipes, garbage bags, disinfectant and bleach
Plastic Tarps
Portable Generators
Clothes, especially baby and children
Blankets and sleeping bags
Coats and sweaters
Brooms, mops, garbage bags, plastic gloves and other cleaning supplies

Donations may be dropped off today until 5 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Senator Lanza’s district office is located at 3845 Richmond Ave. (near the Eltingville Train Station on the second floor).

Any evacuation centers or families in need of supplies should contact Lanza’s Albany office at 518-455-3215 or email