Hurricane Relief – How to Help Kids in Need {donate}

5 Nov

Looking for a simple way to help support kids that were affected by Hurricane Sandy?  Grab a few packages of diapers, wipes and formula and drop them off at any of the NY Kids Club locations listed below.  They’re accepting diapers, infant formula, baby blankets and baby food for families in need from November 5th through Friday, November 9th, 2012.  Here’s a list of drop-off locations.

Drop-off locations

Upper West Side
601 Amsterdam Ave
(at 89th St)

644 Amsterdam Ave
(at 91st St)

169 Amsterdam Ave
(at 68th St)

Upper East Side
219 E. 67th St
(bet. 2nd & 3rd Ave)

Gramercy Park
38 East 22nd St
(bet. Broadway Ave and Park Ave)

Tribeca/Battery Park
393 South End Ave
(at Liberty St)

Brooklyn Heights
182 Henry St
(at Montague St)

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5 Responses to “Hurricane Relief – How to Help Kids in Need {donate}”

  1. bepilates November 6, 2012 at 3:16 am #

    how can we help if we don’t live in new york? i live in colorado.

    • hiphostess November 6, 2012 at 3:27 am #

      There are lots of ways to help! You can donate to the Salvation Army (aiding those in crisis with hot meals, water, and shelter). Send a $10 donation via text message, by texting the word STORM to 80888, and confirm the donation with the word, “Yes.” The Food Bank For New York City is distributing emergency food and supplies. To donate, text FBNYC to 50555 or make a monetary contribution online. The American Red Cross is offering shelter, clothing, supplies, food and blood to Hurricane Sandy victims. To donate $10 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief, text the word REDCROSS to 90999 or you can call 800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To donate blood, visit the Red Cross website.

      • bepilates November 6, 2012 at 4:19 am #

        I already donated money. I would really like to donate supplies. Do you think I can just send a box of supplies to one of the addresses listed above? If so, are they all in NYC and what is the zip code? Thank you!

      • hiphostess November 6, 2012 at 5:16 pm #

        NY Kids Club welcomes supplies via mail, but they would need to be received by Friday, 11/9/12. Their mailing address is: 601 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024.

  2. bepilates November 6, 2012 at 6:14 pm #

    Thank you! I contacted them directly and shipped some things from Diapers.com. It should hopefully arrive by Thursday.

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