Below is a list of events across the city happening tomorrow and into the weekend. Please help wherever you can!
- Friday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 10am-8pm: Drop off canned foods, clothes, and cleanup supplies at 8000 Cooper Avenue (the former Borders Bookstore site). For questions about the donation drive, please call Council Member Elizabeth Crowley’s office at 718-366-3900.
- Friday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 10am-8pm: Drop off canned foods, and men’s, women’s and children’s coats, and blankets at 83-91 Woodhaven Boulevard, Woodhaven, NY 11421. For questions about the donation drive, please call Assemblyman Mike Miller’s office at 718-805-0950.
- Friday, November 2 – Saturday, November 3, 10am-1pm: Click here to volunteer in Brookville Park or Baisley Pond Park with clean-up efforts.
- Friday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 10am-1pm: Click here to sign up to volunteer with clean-up efforts in Happy Warrior Playground, Annunciation Park, Carl Schurz Park, Anne Loftus Playground (at Fort Tryon Park), Randall’s Island (Friday and Saturday only) or Hudson River Park (Friday only).
- Friday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 10 am-1 pm: Click here to volunteer with clean-up efforts in Van Cortlandt Park or Orchard Beach.
The shifts are 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. The longer shifts allow for continuity of care. If you cannot work the entire shift, you can be scheduled for the times you can come.
John Jay High School in Park Slope, which was set up as an evacuation shelter, is looking for volunteers to work six to eight hour shifts helping out. They are also seeking belts and clothing for men and children.
The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to assist in shelters throughout the region. Shifts are 12-hours and volunteers work over multiple days. Training will be afforded to those without experience. Sign up by filling out an online application here.
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