Wednesday Update November 7th - Donations, Volunteers, Drivers

posted over 8 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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VOLUNTEERS: The Rockaways are in need of volunteers on a constant basis. Please attempt to arrange your own rideshare. TODAY:Volunteers are in desperate need at the following locations 8600 Shore Front Parkway and The Rockaway Beach Surf Club at 302 Beach 87th St in Rockaway Beach. Please being with you a pen and paper. Otherwise you can also SEE THIS MAP FOR VOLUNTEER OPPS IN ROCKAWAY. Everyone is in need of help. No need to call, just go down ready to work.

Volunteers Needed in Astoria Today to travel to outpost donation sites and distribute supplies to drivers. Please report to 23-74 38th st. Web and phone savvy volunteers are also needed at 23-74 38th st throughout the day.

Volunteers are also needed in Manhattan at GOLES 169 Ave. B btw 10th and 11th. The transporting of volunteers and supplies from a main distribution center in Sunset Park happens throughout the day. If you can’t make it to the Rockaways, come to Brooklyn and we’ll get you there! St. Jacobi Church 5406 4th Ave

SPECIAL NOTICE TO ROCKAWAY VOLS(1) People need waterproof shoes–they need latex gloves to go underneath their working gloves. (2) You will need flashlights to work in basements and shovels to get rid of water. (3) There is a constant need for cars–with gas. Lots of them. Without a doubt–people say they need PEOPLE–not supplies. PEOPLE to help them with their homes.

RIDE SHARES: Please see the spreadsheet located on this site and try to self organize. You may use our Drop Off site as location to meet up. (Note: the previous rideshare document is still live and some people are still using it; you can check it out at

DONATIONS: Donations of supplies are needed on a constant basis starting at 10AM - 5PM at 23-74 38th St Astoria. Please see a list of needed supplies below.

Any essential questions please call Leni at 646-296-0070

DRIVERS: Please come to 23-74 38th Street and you will be given info and locations for drop off. You should also text Leni@ 646-296-0070 with questions.

Thank You in advance for your help!


MOST ESSENTIAL ITEMS Ponchos,Hand Warmers, Work gloves, latex gloves,flashlights with batteries, face masks, thick black contractor bags and eye protection and SOCKS.

CLEANING SUPPLIES Mops, brooms, shovels, bleach, clorox, buckets.

FOOD: For perishable food donations please call Leni at 646-296-0070 All other food should drop off in Astoria.

Ride Sharing

Due to the Astoria Bus cancellation, we are now organizing Ride Shares with Zimride. Are you a driver? Please list your ride with Zimride. So that we can find your ride, please use the following details:

Starting From: 23-74 38th St, Queens, NY 11105 Going To: Rockaway Beach Blvd & Beach 113th St, Queens, NY 11694 Depart: 9am Return: 4pm

In the Notes field, please put "Astoria Recovers" and any other details that relevant (including if you want to leave later or come back earlier).

Riders can search using this link


  • Hi, I will drive to Rockaway tomorrow morning (Thur, Nov 08) and still have some open spots, register @ Ride Shares if you are interested. I can also help transport supply to the drop off location as well.

    Eugene0902 "(over 8 years ago)"
  • Hi, I will go on Friday (Nov. 9) morning instead because of the snow. (Eugene)

    Eugene0902 "(over 8 years ago)"
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