So great to see hundreds of volunteers out today! Below are some great ways to help this weekend.
1) Donate supplies:
Flashlights, candles, batteries (C and D are best), paper towels, paper products, toiletries, new blankets, diapers
Deliver these to: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 98 Richards Street/ Verona St. entrance, 10am - 5pm Sat and Sun
Heavy Duty cleaning supplies: rags, gloves, trash bags, masks, mops, buckets, bleach, brooms, dehumidifiers, generators, pumps
Deliver these to: 402 Van Brunt Street, 10am - 5pm Sat and Sun
2) Donate food:
If you’d like to donate ready-to-serve meals,
Deliver to: Red Hook Initiative, 767 Hicks Street 10am - 6:30pm (close at 8pm)
If you’d like to donate canned goods/ non-perisable items,
Deliver to: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 98 Richards Street, Red Hook 10am - 5pm Sat & Sun
3) Donate time:
If you would like to donate your time as a volunteer, go to Volunteer Headquarters: 402 Van Brunt Street, 10am - 5pm Sat and Sun. You will be given a volunteer assignment. We will need people to clean up and do physical labor as well as distributing food, bringing meals to elderly, etc.
4) Donate money:
RHI is accepting contributions toward hurricane relief efforts in the community, go to www.rhicenter.org
. If you would like to donate money directly to businesses in the community who need to re-build, we anticipate that they will have a way to do that by the end of the weekend.