Donations Badly Needed in Astoria-New Drop Off Location!!

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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One of our canvassers has informed us that people at the Astoria Houses on 1-05 and 27-05 Astoria Blvd are without many basic needs that can be met through donation. We hear that people "need everything": Water, Food, Flashlights, Batteries, Blankets, Candles, Coolers, Ice. It's likely this will be a…

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Emergency Food Stamps and Citymeals for Seniors

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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A number of people affected by the storm may qualify for emergency food stamps. The program is called the Disaster-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).

If you need to talk to someone about this type of assistance please call: 718-557-1339.

Citymeals has also been providing shelf-stable meals to seniors.…

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Thank you, everyone, for your efforts!

posted about 6 years ago by Astoria Recovers Admin
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Thanks everyone, for your contributions! So far, the main unmet need is for pumps for basements of buildings that have been flooded. If anyone can meet that need, please let us know.

First Needs Being Reported!

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Pumps for flooded basements at 1-05 Astoria Blvd ? Comment on this post if you bring the pumps by so we don't send more in that direction!

Astoria Ready to Go!

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Astoria's neighborhood recovery site is up and ready to go.

This is a resource for residents affected by Hurricane Sandy, and those who wish to help out. Share the link: http://astoria.recovers.org

On this site, you can: 1.) Request assistance 2.) Offer volunteer skills 3.) Offer donation items

Any church group…

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