Hurricane Relief Pop Up Site This Sunday

This weekend a pop up donation drop site is scheduled to collect supplies critical to the relief efforts for Puerto Rico.  You may donate on Sunday, October 1st near the High Street A/C Subway on Cadman Plaza West between 2:00 – 5:00 pm.  Here’s what they are asking for:

  • Diapers
  • Baby food
  • Batteries
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Feminine Hygiene Products

All of the items received will be transported to one of the eighteen official NYC FDNY/EMS collection sites established across the five boroughs last week.  Per the City’s press release,“Please note the City is only collecting the items listed above. All donated items must be non-perishable, not second-hand, nor contain any liquids of any kind. Open or unsealed donations of food or hygiene supplies will not be accepted. Wet wipes will also not be accepted. Any other items will be kindly returned.”

If you are unable to contribute this Sunday, goods may be delivered to any of the city’s sites between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.  These are the Brooklyn locations:

  • Engine 271/ Ladder 124: 392 Himrod Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237 (Bushwick)
  • Engine 277/ Ladder 112: 582 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221 (Bushwick)
  • Engine 201/ Ladder 114: 5113 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 ( Sunset Park)
  • Engine 228: 436 39th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 (Sunset Park)
  • Engine 218: 650 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11221 (Bushwick)
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