Hempstead Town Collecting Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino is calling on residents to lend a helping hand to victims by donating much needed supplies to the relief effort. Hempstead Town has stationed Hurricane Harvey collection boxes at various convenient locations for residents to drop the items off.

“With Hurricane Sandy still fresh in every Long Islander’s mind, it is now our turn to ‘pay it forward’ for the assistance that our township received almost five years ago,” said Santino. “We’re familiar with what our neighbors in Texas are experiencing right now, so let’s do our best to support them during the trying times ahead.”

If you wish to donate money, please donate through the American Red Cross or a trusted organization. Accepted items that can be donated are the following:

·         Baby Food

·         Diapers

·         Children’s Books/Toys

·         Clean Blankets

·         New Underwear/Socks

·         Work Gloves

·         Hygiene Products

·         Cleaning Supplies

·         Paper Towels/Toilet Paper

·         Brooms

·         Shovels

·         First Aid Kits

·         Flashlights

·         Batteries

 

Collection boxes will be stationed at the following locations:

·         Hempstead Town Hall (1 Washington Street, Hempstead)

·         Hempstead Tax Office (200 North Franklin Street, Hempstead)

·         Echo Park (399 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead)

·         Newbridge Arena (2600 South Newbridge Road, Bellmore)

·         Levittown Hall (201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville)

·         Merrick Golf Course Clubhouse (2550 Clubhouse Road, Merrick)

·         Oceanside Park (3800 Mahlon Brower Drive, Oceanside)

·         Hewlett Point Park (130 Hewlett Point Avenue, Bay Park)

“Hempstead Town is here to help our fellow Americans through the recovery process,” stated Santino. “Our hearts go out to the families who have been impacted by the hurricane.”