Just got a call from one of the churches in Brooklyn (St Jacobi 5406 4th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11220).
We can pickup supplies and volunteers on Friday, Nov 23 starting at 9am.
If you can't make it to Far Rockaway but would like to donate some items here is a list of things they need:
Canned/non-perishable food, White vinegar, Peroxide, Borax, Air mattresses, AAA batteries, Medical Supplies, Pink spray paint, Flashlights, Carbon monoxide detectors, Cleaning liquids and supplies, Sponges and rags, Milk, Work gloves, Cough drops (adult), Can/boxed juice, Gallon Ziplock Bags, Cleaning Hardware: Brooms, Flat Shovels, Mops, baby/toddler food & formula, duct and scotch tape, toiletries (including feminine hygiene products), can openers.
Construction Needs: Headlamps, Heavy duty contractor trash bags, Crowbars, industrial mop buckets (hundreds), gas, generators, TYVEK suits, gifted vans and box trucks, construction grade halogen lighting, Demolition tools: pry bars, hammers, sledge hammers, buckets, 3mil construction trash bags, Construction tools AND storage NEARBY the recovery sites. Plywood, screws, power-tools, dry wall, spackle, spackling tools, paint and brushes. We DONíT need: Diapers, Bleach, ANY Clothing, or Blankets