Saturday Donation Sites and Astoria Rideshares for Sat and Sun

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Dear Astoria Community,

We have two live Google Docs for people to self-organize rideshares to the Rockaways. Our main drop off point is Yana at the intersection of Beach 113 and Rockaway Beach Blvd. LANDMARK: Look for Solar panels -- & half the street is burnt to the ground. Point…

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A Message From the Jackson Heights Drop Off Team

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Hi Everyone,

Thank you for all of your donations at the Jackson Heights, Queens InterOccupy drop off earlier today. We are reaching out to you to update you on further donations and volunteer help that is still needed.

For tomorrow (Saturday) we are looking for people with cars to shuttle…

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Additional Weekend Volunteer Opportunities In Astoria

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Queens Library Broadway Branch (Saturday 11/3)

Need cars and volunteers to come sort and inventory donations.

40-20 Broadway Basement 12-4pm, Sat 11/3

amy.nagopaleen@gmail.com

347-421-1605 (Amy)

23-74 38th street (Saturday 11/3)

Drop off hub needing help with distribution

12-4pm, Sat 11/3 646-296-0070 (Leni)

Getting to the Rockaways - DRIVERS NEEDED as well as volunteers

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Dear Community,

We have received an overwhelming amount of inquiries from people with and without cars who want to travel to the Rockaways from Astoria and the surrounding areas. Now, we need to get folks without cars linked to those with extra room. Please click on the following link, where…

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Storage for Displaced Residents

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Manhattan Mini Storage, owned by parent company Edison Properties, quickly responded to the devastation of downtown Manhattan by setting up an emergency hotline to help businesses or residents who have been displaced by the storm. They are offering free boxes, a free move and free rent to anyone who has…

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Rockaway relief sites for volunteers

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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We will be coordinating rideshares from the Greek Community Center in Astoria on Saturday. Details to follow presently. Stay tuned.

RELIEF SITES

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance

Need volunteers to: knock on people's doors, help distributing meals, setting up a restaurant-style food station in the firehouse, digging people's cars out of the…

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URGENT: Warehouse Space Needed

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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We are looking for a large, empty space to stage out of. The donation items and volunteers have overwhelmed our current spaces. We will be unable to accept more volunteers and donations within the next 4 hours.

This is a long-term need, so please refer spaces we can use for…

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Donation updates - what we need and what we have

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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UPDATE St. Jacobi Church says NO MORE CLOTHES - What is needed now is flashlights - anything that creates light - and non-perishable food.

Hello everyone and thank you for your continued outpouring of support for our neighbors in the Rockaways. We still need all of the items listed in…

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Donation Success and Friday's Drop Off Locations

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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We did great again today! We were able to get three big cars full of supplies out to Far Rockaway, where they are very much needed.

What it looks like people need most are blankets, candles, flashlights, batteries, water, food, socks, towels, printer paper, baby items: diapers etc., pet food,

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Another Queens Drop Off Site

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UPDATE: We have a LOT of clothing. We need more of other supplies

We have another Queens drop-off site, this one in Jackson Heights.

The address is 33-33 87th St btw Northern Blvd. and 34th Ave

Contact Neha at 917.392.9708

Site closes at 9pm

The donations will be taken to…

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New Donation Drop Off Site

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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UPDATE: This site is closed for the day. We will very likely re-open it tomorrow.

UPDATE: We have a LOT of clothing. We need more of other supplies

Hi, everyone!

There are still lots of you who want to donate. Right now, we're trying to coordinate deliveries to the Rockaways…

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Update! Possible new drop off location. Pizza! Please Read!

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Hello everyone.

Thanks again to everyone who donated items, transportation, time, and space to Astoria Recovers yesterday. Donations collection was very successful--so successful that we'll be needing a new spot today!

We have one volunteer for collecting donations so far, and she is located on the Sunnyside/Woodside border. If anyone…

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How to Help - Activities Roundup 10/31

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Here is an awesome collection of places that are accepting volunteers, blood donations and coordinating other activities. Check with the individual organizations, and check back here from time to time for new posts!

Temporary Closure of Drop Off Location, and Great job, everyone.

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Important News!!!

It looks like the Astoria community really came out in support of their community today, and we've been able to get more than 3 carloads of supplies to the Astoria Houses. The Drop off location listed on this website is actually overwhelmed at this point, and cannot continue

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Thanks and let's keep the response coming!

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Thanks to everyone who brought donations to our drop off site today. We've been able to deliver the donations to people at the Astoria Houses and we will continue to ferry over donations as long as they are coming. Our drop off location remains open until 9pm, and we'll be…

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