Have items or time to donate for Sandy relief efforts?
Here is a list of people and organizations that are collecting items for people recovering from Hurricane Sandy. Anyone who knows of an event or collection drive that’s missing from the list can add it to the comments section below or email them to Rasheed.Oluwa@patch.com
- People can drop off dry goods, like cereal and crackers; canned goods, and bottled water for Sandy relief at the Cortlandt Town Hall, located at 1 Heady St. Cortlandt Manor, and the Cortlandt Community Center, located off Westbrook Drive, from from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- The Tarrytown Fire Department will be collecting any and all items for donation to go to Long Island to go to families and their fire department, police department and EMS personnel. Donations can be dropped off Monday at Main Street firehouse from 7p.m.-10p.m., Washington Engine firehouse located on 119 from 6 p.m.-8p.m., and on Tuesday at Consolidated Engine located on Sheldon Ave. from 5p.m-9p.m.
- The Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce is collecting men's, women's, children's and baby's clothing; shoes; accessories; jewelry; and bags for its fall clothing swap on Nov.8. Anything leftover from the event will given to K104's 'Sandy Kids,' which is collecting relief items for people affected by this week's storm. Items must be dropped of at the Chamber Office, located at 1 S. Division St. in Peekskill, by Monday, Nov. 5. Call the Chamber at (914)737-3600 for hours.
- Sky View Rehab and Health Care Center, located at 1280 Albany Post Road in Croton-on-Hudson is also collecting items for 'Sandy's Kids.' Donations will be collected through Monday, Nov. 5, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Items can be dropped off at the reception desk. Call (914) 271-5151 for more information.
- Gymboree Play and Music, located at 3631 Hill Blvd. in Yorktown Heights, is collecting clothes, diapers, baby food and wipes for those who lost their homes in Breezy Point, Queens. Call (914)962-5930 for more information.
- Peekskill resident Kristin DeMarco and a group of friends are collecting supplies today and the morning of Monday, Nov. 5, for residents of the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. The group recently completed a run to Rockaway, Queens and they plan to drive down to Brooklyn Monday afternoon. Items can be dropped off at 624 Ridge Street in Peekskill. DeMarco can be reached at 914-772-2661 and you can check her Facebook page here for updates.
- Jewish Teen Leadership is holding a collecting drive at the UJA-Federation of New York in Westchester office located at 701 Westchester Avenue in White Plains from Monday, Nov. 5 to Friday, Nov. 9. Collections will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items being collected include warm clothing, hats, gloves, new socks, blankets, and toiletries. Call (914)328-8788 for information.
- The UJA-Federation of New York in Northern Westchester, located at 27 Radio Circle Dr. in Mt. Kisco, from Monday, Nov. 5 to Wednesday, Nov. 7. Collections will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Maggie Spillane's Ale House, located at 571 Gramatan Avenue in Mt. Vernon, is collecting donations of jackets, blankets, water, batteries, flashlights, baby diapers, wipes and any other needs. Items must be dropped off by 5 p.m. Call (914)699-8900 for more information.