Counties of California:

A Benefit for the residents of Rockaway Beach and Staten Island, NY

As you know, Tropical Storm Sandy wreaked havoc on the citizens of the east coast. Some of our friends in New York were hit very hard. We are having a goods drive this weekend in the San Fernando Valley, Long Beach, South Orange County and San Diego to help our friends start the recovery process.

We've asked our friends to go around their neighborhoods and ask what people specifically need. Here's the list of what has been asked for:

Winter Coats- Kids and Adults
Baby formula and diapers
Cleaning supplies and tools (sponges, cloths, brushes, etc.)
Waterproof shoes
Latex gloves and working gloves
Flashlights
Heavy duty extension cords/power strips/
Lights (to plug in)
Batteries- The need a lot of these
duct tape
Rope
Contractor-sized trash bags
Personal care items (Razors, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Hair brushes, etc.)
Handy wipes
Any kind of Packaged food
Blankets, socks, underwear, jackets

We are also asking people to donate at least five dollars each to help pay for the shipping cost. Any extra money will go to the Red Cross.

Here's the address and times for the drive:

San Fernando Valley:

Sunday Nov. 11

From 9am-1pm

L.A. City Council District 3 Office 19040 Vanowen Street Reseda, CA 91335

We'll be in the back parking lot, enter on Vanalden.

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Long Beach:

Sunday Nov. 11

From 10am-4pm

102 Pomona Ave Long Beach, CA 90803

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Orange County:

Sunday Nov. 11

From 11am-4pm

8415 E. Foothill St. Anaheim, CA 92808

From 9am-1pm

2 Algerwood (corner of Algerwood and Dawnwood)

Ladera Ranch, CA 92694

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San Diego:

Saturday Nov. 10

From 2pm-2am

Winston's 1921 Bacon St. San Diego, CA 92107

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Thanks so much for anything you can give.

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