Our friends at Pilgrim Surf + Supply are heading up a relief effort for the Rockaway Beach area due to the recent damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. We would like to extend this information to you all in hopes of providing help and support for our fellow New Yorkers.
Below are some links and addresses where contributions are being collected and volunteers are being dispatched.
228 Manhattan between Grand and Maujer
Saturday and Sunday 10am until 10pm
673 St John's Place
(If they are out, the gate to the basement will be unlocked to leave things.)
131 8th Street
The church on 122 Java
Volunteers and hands needed.
SUPPLIES NEEDED- Listed in order of Priority of need
WATER - gallons and bottles
Non perishable foods - cans are great, anything ready to eat
BATTERIES (AAA, AA, D)
FLASHLIGHTS! (these are saving lives, literally)
Baby stuff - clothes, food, formula
Non-Electric can openers
IF YOU CAN GET OUT TO THESE LOCATIONS DIRECTLY THEY ARE IN NEED YOU CAN VOLUNTEER HERE:
96th Street and rockaway beach blvd.
- Charged power tools, trash bags, hand tools, food, clothing, water, batteries, GEAR FOR TOXICITY
38th Street and Beach Channel Drive
St Francis Church
129th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard.
- Firewood and duraflame logs, charged power tools, trash bags, hand tools, prepared food, water, batteries, generators, pumps. NO CLOTHES
Rockaway Store Front Community Center
B113 and Rockaway Beach Blvd
Veggie Island / R. Taco
96th Street and Rockaway Blvd.
- Flashlights, batteries, diapers, food, water