Senator Malcolm A. Smith, Uft, Hot 97 Join Forces for Hurricane Relief

Malcolm A. Smith

November 09, 2012

 

(Far Rockaway, NY)- In a continued effort to assist in post Hurricane Sandy recovery, Senator Malcolm A. Smith is slated to team up with the United Federation of Teachers, Hot 97, Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation, Lisa Evers and Street Soldiers to set up a distribution site in Far Rockaway.

Goods will be collected and distributed on site.Thousands of people are still without electricity and water. People from throughout the Peninsula are still in need of basic essentials. Food and toiletries will be delivered to individuals that are home-bound and unable to get to the site.

Here's what they most need now:

 

EQUIPMENT:

Flashlights

Batteries

Battery powered radios

Battery powered clock radios

New Blankets

 

COLD WEATHER CLOTHING

New Sweatshirts/Hoodies

New Fleece Jackets

New Coats - men, women + children

New Gloves

New Scarves

New socks

New bad weather boots - men, women and children

 

FOR THE KIDS:

Books

Notebooks

School supplies

Book bags/Backpacks

Games

Toys

 

 

SUPPLIES:

--Paper Towels

--Plastic garbage bags

--Bathroom tissue

--Personal hygiene-hand sanitizer, soap, toothpaste + toothbrushes, deodorant,

Moisturizing lotion, feminine products

--household cleaning products

--Rubber cleaning gloves

--baby diapers and baby wipes

 

FOOD

Anything non-perishable

Breakfast Bars

Protein bars

Crackers

Chips

Cookies

Canned spaghetti

Canned tuna

Canned meats

Canned vegetables

Juice boxes

 

WHO: Senator Malcolm A. Smith, Hot 97, UFT, Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation, Lisa Evers and Street Soldiers


WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2012


TIME: 12 Noon. - 4 p.m.

 

WHERE: Ocean Bay Community Center

                  (Formerly Arverne/

                  Edgemere Houses)

                  57-10 Beach Channel Drive

                  Far Rockaway, NY  

 

 

 

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