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Lynbrook Collecting Donations for Hurricane Victims

Supplies can be dropped off at Lynbrook Recreation Center inside Greis Park.

Although thousands of homes in Lynbrook were still without power Friday and many residents incurred major property damage from Hurricane Sandy, the village fared far better than nearby East Rockaway, Island Park, Long Beach and other communities that were devastated by the storm.

To help hurricane victims across Long Island who lost their homes due to the hurricane, the Lynbrook Recreation Center is collecting supplies to donate to those most in need.

The following items are needed and can be dropped off at the village's rec center, located at 55 Wilbur St. (between Merrick Road and Sunrise Highway) inside Greis Park, between 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. 

  • Industrial Strength Black Garbage Bags
  • Heavy Duty Rubber Gloves
  • Water
  • Non-Perishable Food
  • Flashlights and batteries (AA, AAA, D)
  • Generators
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, etc).
  • New Underwear and socks in packaging-all sizes
  • Paper Goods (to distribute Food)
  • Baby Items (diapers, wipes)
  • Toys/Activities for Kids
  • Gas and Gas Cans
  • Plastic Bins
  • Dog Food
  • Manual Can Openers
  • Baby Food

 To contact the Lynbrook Recreation Center, call (516) 599-8000.

Kelly November 03, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Thank you for setting this up. Will donated goods be delivered to the hard hit areas?
Lynbrook Recreation Department November 03, 2012 at 03:34 PM
Yes they definitely will!
Lynbrook Recreation Department November 03, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Just an update to the list we are also looking for disposeable cameras, markers and whiteboard, and cleaning products.
Lynbrook Recreation Department November 04, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Update: We are still collecting today and tomorrow (Monday). Come on down and donate!!!! Thank you to the Lynbrook Community and those who came from other towns to help out and donate. We have sent TRUCK LOADS of donations to Rockaway, Island Park, and Long Beach.
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