596 Acres Steps up Hurricane Relief Efforts

November 7, 2012

More on the ground organizations for various relief efforts.

The organization 596 Acres is posting volunteer opportunities and posting numerous times through out the day

Rockaway relief needs

https://www.facebook.com/596Acres

http://596acres.org/

Current Updates:

We need a 3-phase generator in Far Rockaway to set up a warming center.

Can we borrow yours?

Rockaway Relief Needs 7 November, 6am
Please check our up-to-date list of relief needs and places accepting materials.

Places to Bring Prepared Food & Hot Drinks (Indoors & Able to Serve in the Storm!)

International School 53, 1045 Nameoke St.

St. Mary’s, 1920 New Haven Avenue

St Gertrude’s, Beach Channel Drive & Beach 38

(no longer accepting donations due to evacuation)

Ocean Village Community Room, Beach 57th and Rockaway Beach Blvd.

?8000 Shorefront Parkway, at Beach 81st Street – food at 8 am, noon and 3PM.

Veggie Island, Beach 96th Street & Rockaway Blvd.

Places to Bring Supplies

International School 53, 1045 Nameoke St
- PRIORITY, new site. Opens at 11am.
- NEED FLASHLIGHTS & BLANKETS

Rockaway Beach Surf Club (302 Beach 87th St) – UNTIL NOON ONLY!!!

St Gertrude’s, Beach Channel Drive & Beach 38

(no longer accepting donations due to evacuation)

St. Mary’s, 1920 New Haven Avenue – 10-4pm

Veggie Island, 95-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd

Supplies to Bring
blankets
anything warm & waterproof
boots for men & women
clean undies
tools:

umbrellas
batteries
flashlights (especially LEDs!)
printed list of shelters
printed FEMA info
oil for generators
A 3-phase generator so set up a warming center in Far Rockaway
gas for generators in 1-4 gallon containers

(especially needed at St. Mary’s, 1920 New Haven Avenue)
generators
goggles
masks (N95 Particulate Filtering Faceplate Respirator is best for this cleanup and is affordable)
crow bars
wrecking bars
hygiene:

diapers
sanitary napkins
laundry detergent
toilet paper
spray bleach
big sponges
clorox wipes
deodorant
paper towels
toothbrushes & paste
food:

juice
baby milk
baby bottles
Ensure
Canned food & non-perishables
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If you can get to Rockaway, there is a kitchen that needs your help cooking at 121 Beach 92 this morning. They are preparing food and delivering it to folks who are home-bound. Contact RockawayRescueAlliance@gmail.com to plug in.

 

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