Saturday, January 5, 2013

Roosevelt Island Hurricane Sandy Donations To Rockaways Head Start School Continue Sunday January 6 From 8-9 AM In Front Of PS/IS 217 - Also Update On Giving Tree Gifts

Here's the latest update on efforts of Roosevelt Island residents

 Image of Roosevelt Islanders Collecting Donations For Rockaways  From Olya Turcihin
to donate and deliver supplies to the Community and Family Head Start School

in the Rockaways devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  According to Karine Wong, who organized Roosevelt Island Hurricane donations and deliveries

to the Rockaway:
Hi Everyone! This Sunday we will be accepting:

SCHOOL SUPPLIES (Crayons; Washable Markers; Glue sticks; Color construction paper; Pencils;Erasers; Scotch Tape; Paper; Age appropriate kid's books for the Library (2-5 years old); paper towels; Wipes; Ziploc bags; Staples gift cards etc)

No clothes please.

The usual time and place: 8:00am - 9:00am Sunday in front of the school (PS 217). See you there!
Ms. Wong also provides this December 27 update on the Roosevelt Island Giving Tree 

gift donations:
Just delivered the last of the gifts to our Rockaway Family! These will be distributed for their Annual Three King's Day Celebration!

Thank you so much to everyone that took the time to purchase, Wrap and deliver to the Giving Tree! I know many that came from Off the Island and I must say, words cannot express the gratitude!!

The children were over the moon with their gifts!! We collected enough For every single child enrolled AND their siblings!!! Thank you one and all!!
More on Roosevelt Island volunteer donations to the Rockaways Community and Family Head Start School as well as the Giving Tree from previous posts.


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