Oakland Hurricane Sandy relief effort :
There will be a drive to collect essential items for victims of Hurricane Sandy on Saturday November 10 from 9am to 5pm at the Danny D’Elia Building, 24 Lawlor Drive in Oakland. Items collected will initially be delivered to the Monmouth County relief facility at Thompson Park in Lincroft. Items collected here will be passed on to victims in towns throughout the County such as Union Beach, Keansburg, Atlantic Highlands, and shore towns from Sea Bright to Manasquan. The primary residences of many people in these towns were either severely damaged or completely destroyed. Similar future drives will benefit victims in towns in Bergen County (Moonachie, Little Ferry) and Staten Island
The items needed are as follows :
Bedding (sheets & blankets), towels
Clothing : NEW underwear & socks, work boots (new or used), work gloves, rubber gloves, goggles, dust masks
Cleaning supplies : rakes, shovels, mops, buckets, brooms (heavy duty), sponges, rags, paper towels, heavy-duty trash bags, Cleaning solutions, disinfectants, hand sanitizer, bleach, laundry & dish detergents
Also : plastic storage bins, C & D batteries
Please note that other clothing, water, and non-perishable food are NOT needed at this time.
Additionally, we are in need of volunteers to help collect and organize items on Saturday and transport these items to Lincroft on Sunday. If you have any questions or would like to help out, please contact Dan Mason at email@example.com or (201) 960-8632. Thank you.