Franklin Ave. Collection for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Mr. Milan Taylor, president of the Rockaway Youth Task Force, talks about Sandy relief efforts and what the RYTF is doing to help the community.

We’re organizing a collection for the Rockaway Youth Task Force, which is distributing goods to community centers, schools, and those in need in that community.

Please consider donating the items listed below, many of which are available at the bodegas, variety stores, and grocery stores located on Franklin Ave.

When: Tomorrow: Saturday, Nov. 3
9am – noon
Where: 730 Franklin Ave.
In front of the former community garden,
between Sterling Pl. & Park Pl.

Items needed:
Please only donate items listed below so we can ensure our delivery meets their specific needs.

  • empty boxes to collect items
  • water *
  • cereals
  • canned fish or meat: tuna, salmon, ham
  • powdered milk and infant formulas
  • canned or packaged meals: pasta, mac and cheese, chili, stews, meaty soups
  • peanut butter (plastic jars only)
  • canned vegetables, fruits, and juices
  • AA and AAA batteries *
  • flashlights and lanterns *
  • toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouth wash
  • deodorant
  • razors and razor blades
  • toilet paper
  • diapers (child and adult)

* Items needed most.

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