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We are starting to compile a list of ways to donate and volunteer to help those in the hardest hit areas recover. Some areas of Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens were obliterated by floods, fire, and wind. PLEASE send any additions to the list to info@madparknews.com and we will add them immediately.

  • NYC Service: www.nycservice.org
  • New York Red Cross: http://www.nyredcross.org/
  • Salvation Army: www.salvationarmyusa.org
  • Tunnel to Towers Staten Island fund: http://www.tunneltotowers.org/
  • Donate a hotel room: http://race2recover.com/
  • Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City Hurricane relief: www.nyc.gov/html/fund/html/home/home.shtml
  • New York Cares: newyorkcares.org/volunteer/disaster/
  • Staten Island donations: According to http://statenislandusa.com, donations of food, water, clothing, baby items, blankets, towels, and toiletries are needed. Most needed right now are work gloves, contractor-strength garbage bags, bubble-wrap, and supplies to help with the cleanup. They can be dropped off at the following locations:
    • Arena Restaurant 4916 Arthur Kill Road, Tottenville
    • Cespino-Russo Post 200 McClean Ave. 10305
    • Congregation Ohel Abraham 136 Amador St. Graniteville
    • Crossroads Church 168 New Dorp Ln. 10306
    • International Christian Center 1501 Richmond Ave. 10314
    • Isabella’s Hair Creations 1210 Forest Ave. West Brighton
    • Monsignor Farrell High School 2900 Amboy Rd. 10306
    • Our Lady Help of Christians Church 7396 Amboy Rd. 10306
    • Project Hospitality 100 Park Ave. 10302
    • Rab’s Country Lanes 1600 Hylan Blvd. 10305
    • Richmond Valley Veterinary* 4915 Arthur Kill Rd. 10309
      (*Central drop off location for any type of pet food, toys, beds, bowls or blankets will be taken, please no pet medication)
    • Rick’s Cafe, 695 Bay Street, Clifton
    • St. Christopher’s Church Community Center 136 Midland Ave. 10306
    • St. Clare’s Church 110 Nelson Ave. 10308
    • Staten Island Heart Society 3055 Richmond Rd. 10306
    • Susan Wagner High School 1200 Manor Rd. 10314
      (The Susan Wagner shelter is requesting pillows, blankets, canned soup, q-tips, & sweat pants/comfortable clothing)
    • Waterfalls Italian Restaurant 2012 Victory Blvd. Westerleigh
    • Wonica Realty Manor Rd. Castleton Corners (Sat: 10-2)
    • Worship & Praise Community Church 11 Olympia Blvd. South Beach
    • Z-Two Restaurant 2925 Veterans Rd. West 10309
    • The Hilton Garden Inn will be holding a SI Hurricane Relief Benefit Dinner in Nicotra’s Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7:30PM.
  • Madison Sq Park Farmers Market: Saturday only, from 8am-1pm they will be accepting “market produce, batteries, flashlights, and cleaning supplies for re-distribution in Red Hook, Rockaways, and Staten Island.”
  • New Jersey Red Cross:

 

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