How to Help Hurricane Harvey victims

<p>Resources on how to help Hurricane Harvey victims.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 29, 2017, 3:02 PM

Updated 2,428 days ago

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How to Help Hurricane Harvey victims
Red Cross
Call: 1-800-RED CROSS
Or Text Harvey to the number 90999
Long Beach collection:
The City of Long Beach, which suffered similar devastation after Superstorm Sandy in 2012, has established a donation center for the next two weeks to collect items. Long Beach Councilman Scott J. Mandel launched the effort and the Long Beach Auxiliary Police Department & City of Long Beach Fire Department will be accepting donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  
Sandy survivors to help Harvey survivors 
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Residents of the Third Congressional District can drop off items at Suozzi's Huntington and Queens offices to be delivered to Long Beach and included in the packages that will be sent to Texas.  
Huntington District Office 
478A Park Ave 
Huntington, NY 
Queens District Office 
250-02 Northern Blvd 
Little Neck, NY 
(Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)  
Items in need of donation: 
• Cleaning Supplies  
• Personal Hygiene Products  
• First Aid Supplies  
• Gift Cards (We will NOT accept Cash/Check)  
• Non-Perishable Food 
• Baby Products  
• Other: Flashlights / Batteries / Blankets / Toilet Paper, etc.  
 
Island Harvest 
Island Harvest Locations in Uniondale, Hauppauge and Bethpage
PLUS-
Christopher Morley Park, Roslyn- Admin Building
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow- at the golf driving range
Cedar Creek Park, Wantagh, Admin Building
Grant Park, Hewlett, Admin Building
Donation and Volunteer Resources:
Be Ready LI
United Ways of Texas
Salvation Army, Hurricane Harvey relief efforts or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY.
Disaster Relief Fund for the Animal Victims of Harvey
Donations can also be mailed to:
Suffolk County SPCA
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099
or by website
 
To connect to national organizations seeking volunteers:  National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD):  http://www.nvoad.org.  Member organizations have posted their volunteer criteria.
 
While cash is definitely preferred, see information on items that are now being collected and how those should be directed.  These include:
Diaper Bank – In need of any size diapers. Diapers can be mailed to:
5415 Bandera Road
Suite 504
San Antonio, TX 78238 
 
Trusted World's Donation Center - Mail items to Trusted World's donation center at 15660 North Dallas Parkway, Dallas, through Sept. 1. Items needed include:
-toiletries, 
-feminine hygiene products
-diapers
-baby food 
-baby wipes and 
-nonperishable food
-The only clothing items that are needed at this time are packs of underwear and socks


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