Donate Supplies for Hurricane Sandy Relief
Local organizations and businesses are collecting supplies to send to Hurricane Sandy victims.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, area residents are looking for ways to help our neighbors to the North and West. Below is a list of local Media Patch locations that are collecting items to send to New Jersey and New York.
Please add to the comments section if you know of a place collection relief items.
- Lenni Heights Fire Company: Hurricane Sandy Donation Drive and Bonfire to be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 9pm. The event is hosted by Delco Fire Rescue News and fire companies from around the county are involved.
- Granite Run Mall: Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. the mall will hold a second collection effort in the Route 1 parking lot. Please Note: this collection spot is no longer accepting clothes, coats, hats, and scarves. All donations will go to Queens, NY in areas such as: Howard Beach, Broad Channel and Rockaways.
- UPDATE: The mall's earlier Nov. 6, collection effort, filled 11 Flexbox’s in total, with right Flexbox’s being delivered to the Huguenot Lodge on Staten Island, NY and three Flexbox’s being delivered to the Tuckerton Elementary School in Tuckerton, NJ.
- Earth & State teams up with Stephanie Massimini Acupuncture & Hometown Wellness and Chiropractic Center: Ongoing donation location. Donations will be taken to Evolution Martial Arts in Toms River, NJ where items will be distributed to locals in need. Continual runs to New Jersey will be made as items are donated. Drop items at either location. UPDATE: Due to overwhelming response, please drop off donations at either location on Tuesdays and Thursdays. A big donation will also be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 300 W. State Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. by the rear entrance.
- All State Office, located at 1493 Wilmington Pike in West Chester
If you'd like to help, please consider donating the following items:
- laundry baskets
- tin foil
- school supplies-notebooks, pens, pencils
- work gloves
- commercial grade trash bags
- bubble wrap
- smoke detectors
- non-perishable food with protein such as jars of peanut butter or cans of tuna
- canned goods
- hand sanitizer
- cleaning supplies: buckets, mops, brooms, clorox, rubber gloves, laundry detergent
- warm clothing and coats
- plus size clothing
- feminine products
- toilet paper
- men's and women's new underwear - all sizes and bras
- new socks
- diapers and pull-ups
- baby formula and baby food
- double AA batteries
- new pillows
- animal food bowls
- litter boxes/litter/scoops
- cans of dog and cat food
- storage bins
- boxes and bubble wrap
- gift cards to: Shop Rite, Walmart, Target, PetSmart, Home Depot and Lowes
Other Patch donation spots: