Roosevelt Island Hurricane Sandy Donations To The Rockaways Continue Sunday November 18 From 8-9:15 AM In Front Of PS/IS 217 - President Barack Obama And Mayor Bloomberg Tour The Rockaways And Staten Island Today
A Roosevelt Island resident asked earlier today:
Please provide information on supplies for families in need because of the hurricane. I attended the Galleria Riva jazz salon last Sunday and was told that specific lists will be provided and items/goods accepted on Sunday mornings between 8 and 9 AM at the school. I cannot locate that information on any website. Thank you.Karine Wong, who organized the Roosevelt Island Hurricane donations and deliveries to the Rockaways, provides the answer:
Hi Everyone,More information on the Roosevelt Island Rockaways Hurricane Sandy relief efforts from earlier posts.
Our next collect is on Sunday Nov 18 in front of PS 217 between 8:00 and 9:15 am and we will deliver on Monday morning to the Rockaways.
WE WILL NEED SOME HELP ON MONDAY PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU CAN JOIN US TO UNLOAD THE VAN. Thanks
Here is the list of things that they really need this week:
Flashlights – they have batteries but not enough flashlights
Earlier today, President Obama toured the Rockaways and Staten Island with Mayor Bloomberg. Here's a report.
The NY Times has more on President Obama's visit to New York City today.