Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Relief for Haiti

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Today was the Stated meeting, and CM James wants to remind those in the 35th District that the Republic of Haiti has suffered a number of hurricanes which have been devastating to those that live in the Caribbean nation.

The New York City Council Encourages New Yorkers to Help with Hurricane Relief for Haiti

The following items are in high demand:

• Bottled water (packed in cases) - No single bottles
• Rice (dried in bags)
• Beans (dried in bags)
• Sterno canisters
• Tarpaulin for roofing or flooring (preferably 10’x10’)
• Nylon cord (100’ rolls)
• Hygiene items limited to toothbrushes, toothpaste, mild soaps
• New underclothes (children sizes)
• New hand towels

Drop off Locations will be open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm until September 26th

In Brooklyn- Bedford Armory
1579 Bedford Avenue at Union Street

In Harlem- Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building
163 West 125th at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.

For more information please contact (212) 681–4010 or

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