Hurricane Sandy Relief Supplies Drive for the Saratoga Area-UPDATED 11/5

Saturday, November 3rd till Tuesday, November 6th at 1pm

Drop off times will vary by location, drop off times will be during respective business hours for each location.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • shampoo
  • soap
  • deodorant
  • toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • hand sanitizer
  • tissues
  • baby wipes
  • diapers
  • baby formula
  • combs
  • children’s & adult undergarments
  • new apparel
  • blankets, shoes
  • toys
  • baby products
  • books
  • first aid kits

The items must be brand new and small sized or packaged for individual use.

DROP OFF LOCATIONS (will be updated as new locations are added):

Advantage Transportation and Capital District Medical Transportation are teaming up to sponsor a Hurricane Sandy disaster relief merchandise drive for Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc. (K.I.D.S.). We will have people pick up the collected supplies from participating locations on Tuesday and will bring them to Albany. The items will then be brought by Advantage Transportation to K.I.D.S. Brooklyn Distribution Warehouse on Wednesday November 7th where the items will be sorted and distributed to the disaster areas.

Thank you to all of the people who donate and to the businesses who have offered to have a drop box! If you would like to be listed as a location or would like to help contact me at jenny@mamatoga.com or on facebook here.

 Our truck going down to Albany will be leaving ADIRONDACK APPLIANCE AT 3PM ON TUESDAY, NOV. 6TH. You can drop stuff off at Adirondack Appliance at 67 West Ave. in Saratoga Springs up until 2:30pm. This drive IS NOT ACCEPTING USED CLOTHING DONATIONS, we have been told that they cannot take used clothing so please only donate items that are on the list above. If there are any local collections that people have put together with separate groups that would like to drop their stuff off or any businesses that can bring drop boxes over themselves please let me know at jenny@mamatoga.com or on facebook. Any donations must be at Adirondack Appliance by 2:30pm on Tuesday to get on the truck going down to Albany. Thanks to Tom Thibeault from Adirondack Appliance for volunteering to drive the supplies down to Albany! And thank you to ALL that have donated and all the businesses that have had drop boxes, thanks thanks thanks!




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2 Responses to Hurricane Sandy Relief Supplies Drive for the Saratoga Area-UPDATED 11/5

  1. Pingback: Hurricane Sandy Relief — Local Donation Collection Sites | Capital District Fun

  2. George says:

    Is there any list of orgnizations that are helping people out in Sandy? We have discounted tutoring on offer and want to get the word out. http://www.graduatetutor.com/mba/

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