How you can help: Sandy relief efforts

WOODBURY - Please comment in this article or on Facebook with any relief efforts happening on Long Island to assist those affected by Sandy.

To donate money or find out how you can help volunteer, visit the Red Cross.

To donate food or money to Island Harvest, visit Island Harvest's website.

To donate food or money to Lighthouse Mission, visit Lighthouse Mission

LONG BEACH:We are accepting donations at the ice arena:

150 West Bay Dr.Long Beach, NY 11561

Items we are looking for include: blankets, diapers (all sizes), wipes, children?s shoes, paper towels, toilet paper, batteries, socks, hats, gloves and shopping bags. Bring food & water donations to East & West schools and Waldbaum?s Plaza.

Financial Donations can be sent to:City of Long Beach Relief1 West Chester StreetLong Beach, NY 11561

ROCKVILLE CENTRE:Rockville Centre Recreation Center is taking donations. Items in high demand right now for the affected areas are:-Generators-Gas (Gas Cans)-Wet Vacs-Sump Pumps-Rubber boots, work gloves-Socks-Dehumidifiers-Blowers-Garbage bags-Water-Power cords and Batteries (D, 9Volt, AA, AAA in particular, but all needed)-All other supplies like clothing, shoes, jackets, batteries, blankets, toiletries, antibacterial ointments, baby supplies, etc.-Gift cards to stores like CVS, Duane Reade, Home Depot, etc.

Donations can be taken to:Rockville Centre Recreation Center1111 Oceanside RoadRockville Centre, NY 11570

WOODBURY:Donations of blankets and comforters can be brought to Syosset-Woodbury Park:7800 Jericho Tpke Woodbury, NY 11797

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