Places that still need your help

Gerritsen Beach, among other places, can still use your help. via The Daily News

Brooklyn! Great job volunteering this weekend. You nailed it! But there’s still more work to do and, to that end, here’s an updated list of places to volunteer. If we’ve missed something, please add it in the comments and we’ll continue updating this post.

Volunteering & Donation Drop-Off Locations
*note that clothing is no longer accepted*

Greenpoint

Church of the Ascension, 122 Java Street, today from 8am until 8pm.
They’re accepting donations and coordinating volunteers to take supplies to the Rockaways, Red Hook, Coney Island and Staten Island. Most needed items are food, water, blankets, flashlights, batteries, toiletries, baby items and cleaning supplies. @sandyrelief_GPT.

Clinton Hill

The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, 520 Clinton Ave between Fulton and Atlantic
The church needs volunteers from 9am-9pm and donations of flashlights/candles, fresh produce/bread/eggs/milk to cook, non-perishables. Or donate from your couch. Help donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy by using Amazon’s Gift Registery to send items to the Occupy Sandy relief outpost.

Park Slope 

New Hope Church. 120/122 16th St. between 4th and 5th Aves. Contact: Pastor Craig: (718) 768-5275.

Park Slope Armory YMCA, 361 15th Street. Needs overnight volunteers to assist with displaced elderly patients.

Two Boots, 514 2nd St., 718-499-3253, twobootsbrooklyn@aol.com
Continues to send hot food and sandwiches. Today they need: a driver with van to go to Staten Island today, driver with van to go to Coney Island, water, bread, cold cuts, protein bars, ready to eat food (there is no power or gas for cooking in many areas), cleaning supplies, bleach, paper towels, mops, juice boxes, snacks for kids. 

Red Hook 

Visitation Church 98 Richards Street and Verona (718) 624-1572 Hours: 11:30 – sundown. Accepting: all supplies until full

The Red Hook Initiative. Only needs prepared food and water. 767 Hicks Street. Contact: Mariya (347) 770-1528 (but please just show up!)

South Brooklyn Community High School, 173 Conover Street, corner of Wolcott, (718) 422-1900 Accepting: all supplies.

Pave Academy needs several volunteers to move supplies at PS 15. 71 Sullivan St.

Gerritsen Beach

Resurrection RC Church, 2331 Gerritsen Ave.

Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire House, 52 Seba Ave. 

Gerritsen Beach Fire Dept Donation Staging Site, 2732 Gerritsen Ave.

Children’s Halloween Parade, 2414 Gerritsen Ave, TODAY at 1:30pm. 

Sunset Park

St. Jacobi Church, 5406 4th Ave, 347-470-4192
Any time after 9am. Urgently needs water, blankets, candles, flashlights, lights, food, batteries, baby supplies, work gloves and masks, rubber boots, shovels, cleaning supplies, bleach, trash bags, serving dishes and utensils, anything that produces heat, warm winter clothing, but no longer needs general clothing. The R train is running and is one block from Jacobi OR get a ride from 342 Maujer St. in Willaimsburg at 10am or 1pm. Bring a vehicle and gas if you can!

Brighton Beach 

Jewish Association Serving the Aging is looking for volunteers to carry supplies up 7-20 flights of stairs to homebound seniors in Brighton Beach during daylight hours. Anyone interested in volunteering can contact Jacob Stolar 212-991-6572 or jstolar@jasa.org

Coney Island
Iglesia El Tabernaculo. They have specifically requested an electrician. The site was completely flooded and they are hesitant to plug anything in until an electrician has confirmed it is safe. Specific needs include non perishablegoods; crackers, chips, etc, no canned goods if possible; hot food; paper and plastic dishes, utensils; serving trays, sternos; winter clothes, hats, gloves; candles; toiletries; pet food Also, people still without power so candles, flashlights most appreciated. Open until 7pm. 2769 Stillwell Ave.

Also, Sheepshead Bay residents in need: blankets, water and other basic supplies will be available at PS 52, located at 2675 East 29th St. in Sheepshead Bay later today.

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  • In Bay Ridge: Councilman Vincent Gentiles office is also accepting donations at his office, between 87th and 88th on 3rd avenue.

  • The site was completely flooded and they are hesitant to plug anything in until an electrician has confirmed it is safe.