Volunteer in Astoria/Rockaway

Via Occupy Sandy: Astoria Recovers Hub 23-74 38th St All day (Rides to Rockaway are at 9am sharp) astoria.recovers.org 347-709-INFO

Suncycle Studios

Volunteers are needed and appreciated at Suncycle Studios (137 Beach 116th St., Rockaway Park, NYC 11694) to unload trucks and distribute goods and perhaps perform general good works for those in need. Cleaning supplies always welcome also, but please no more clothing.

Occupy Sandy

Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources & volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We are a coalition of people & organizations who are dedicated to implementing aid and establishing hubs for neighborhood resource distribution. Members of this coalition are from Occupy Wall Street, 350.org, recovers.org, InterOccupy.net … Continue reading

Shore Fruit

Shore Fruit, in association with other Rockaway businesses owners and residents is starting a kitchen that gives out free hot meals through the winter. Their current needs are produce, meat, grains and beans for making soup, cutting boards, knives and pots for prepping and cooking, rain gear for delivery persons, insulated bags for delivery, volunteers with bikes, … Continue reading

Rockaway Rescue Alliance

Rockaway Rescue Alliance needs volunteers to deliver food up high-rises. Email Robyn at rockawayrescuealliance@gmail.com for details. Tax deductible donations to support door-to-door food delivery can be made via check to: Rockaway Water Front Alliance. **WRITE IN MEMO: Rockaway Rescue Alliance Donation**  Mail to: Rockaway Beach Club, 291 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Occupy Sandy Relief

Occupy Sandy Relief in the Rockaways (141 Beach 56 St., Building 2, Queens, NY 11692) needs canned food, baby goods, water-proof boots, tarps, ponchos **NO GENERAL CLOTHING** Contact Andrew 917-345-0492 or andbeards@gmail.com. Additional Contact: Jessica: 202-321-0020 jessroff@yahoo.com

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (3-48 Beach 71st St., Queens, NY 11692) needs first aid kits, desperately need over-the-counter medications, food stuff, baby goods, hot food **ABSOLUTELY NO CLOTHING CAN BE ACCEPTED.** Contact Jennifer (718-986-0627). Site shuts down promptly at 4pm.

St. Gertrude

St. Gertrude (336 Beach 38th St., Queens, NY 11691) needs hot food, cleaning supplies, baby stuff, all diapers, blankets, jackets, batteries, duct tape, canned foods. Contact Jerry (347-757-7609).

St. Mary’s Star of the Sea

St. Mary’s Star of the Sea (19-20 New Haven Avenue, Queens, NY 11691) needs Ensure for elderly, flashlights, batteries, water, canned foods of all kinds, larger sized diapers (stage 3-6), baby formula, bleach, clothing detergent, hot food **ONLY ACCEPTING BLANKETS, UNDERWEAR, SOCKS, HATS, GLOVES, JACKETS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. No other clothing can be accepted.** Contact Father Fulgencio … Continue reading

American Legion

American Legion (209 Cross Bay Boulevard, Queens, NY 11693) needs hot food, deoderant, flashlights **ABSOLUTELY NO CLOTHING CAN BE ACCEPTED** Contact Naomi Seitz (347-328-4512). This community organized location has gone from darkness to a major distribution center for the area. They serve nearly 500 people per day. They are always seeking hot food and volunteers, but we suggest … Continue reading