Klein Secures, Delivers, Supplies In Preparation for Hurricane Irene

In preparation for Hurricane Irene, Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), secured and today delivered much needed supplies to vulnerable communities and organizations throughout his district.

The supplies, which included sandbags to help hold back potential flood waters, as well as sleeping bags and water, were donated by Bronx and Westchester businesses.

These supplies will help our communities and our first responders weather this storm and protect our friends and neighbors,” Senator Klein said. “I thank the businesses who have generously donated these much-needed supplies that will help prepare us for Hurricane Irene.”

The donated items included:

  • 75 sandbags from Van Nest Hardware and the Home Depot;

  • 21 sleeping bags from Modells and Eastern Mountain Sports;

  • 30 one-gallon jugs of water from the Home Depot.

Senator Klein and his staff delivered the supplies to:


  • Providence Rest, a 200-bed senior care and rehabilitation facility in Country Club

  • Pilot Cove, a senior living center in City Island;

  • The Pelham Manor Fire Dept. in Pelham, Westchester County;

  • The Edgewater Park Volunteer Fire Department;

  • The Silver Beach Co-Operative in Throggs Neck;

  • The Jean Jugan Residence in Throggs Neck;

  • The Schuyler Hill Civic Association.