Staten Island

Staten Island took a serious hit from Hurricane Sandy. We are going to start compiling resources here.

Grassroots Effort: Recovers.org

Staten Island Live (Newspaper)

Key Twitter Accounts

Hashtags: #siopen (for open businesses)

Volunteering

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-East Shore/Brooklyn) is assembling a team of volunteers to help clean up Staten Island’s parks, streets, business strips and deluged neighborhoods. E-mail her office at nysassembly60@gmail.com, and include their contact information.

Donations

http://www.tunneltotowers.org/ Select Sandy Relief and indicate Staten Island or mail a check with Staten Island in the memo line to:

T2T Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Tunnel to Towers Foundation

2361 Hylan Boulevard

Staten Island, NY 10306

List of Dropoff Sites per Borough President

Donations of food, water, clothing, baby items, blankets, towels, and toiletries are needed. Most needed right now are work gloves, contractor-strength garbage bags, bubble-wrap, and supplies to help with the cleanup. They can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • Arena Restaurant 4916 Arthur Kill Road, Tottenville
  • Cespino-Russo Post 200 McClean Ave. 10305
  • Congregation Ohel Abraham 136 Amador St. Graniteville
  • Crossroads Church 168 New Dorp Ln. 10306
  • International Christian Center 1501 Richmond Ave. 10314
  • Isabella’s Hair Creations 1210 Forest Ave. West Brighton
  • Monsignor Farrell High School 2900 Amboy Rd. 10306
  • Our Lady Help of Christians Church 7396 Amboy Rd. 10306
  • Project Hospitality 100 Park Ave. 10302
  • Rab’s Country Lanes 1600 Hylan Blvd. 10305
  • Richmond Valley Veterinary* 4915 Arthur Kill Rd. 10309
    (*Central drop off location for any type of pet food, toys, beds, bowls or blankets will be taken, please no pet medication)
  • Rick’s Cafe, 695 Bay Street, Clifton
  • St. Christopher’s Church Community Center 136 Midland Ave. 10306
  • St. Clare’s Church 110 Nelson Ave. 10308
  • Staten Island Heart Society 3055 Richmond Rd. 10306
  • Susan Wagner High School 1200 Manor Rd. 10314
    (The Susan Wagner shelter is requesting pillows, blankets, canned soup, q-tips, & sweat pants/comfortable clothing)
  • Waterfalls Italian Restaurant 2012 Victory Blvd. Westerleigh
  • Wonica Realty Manor Rd. Castleton Corners (Sat: 10-2)
  • Worship & Praise Community Church 11 Olympia Blvd. South Beach
  • Z-Two Restaurant 2925 Veterans Rd. West 10309
  • The Hilton Garden Inn will be holding a SI Hurricane Relief Benefit Dinner in Nicotra’s Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7:30PM.

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