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Donations Accepted for Union Beach Hurricane Sandy Victims

Family Readiness Group volunteers are collecting goods to be distributed.

Our local National Guard soldiers have been stationed down in Union Beach and other surrounding communities for the past week. After hearing the many stories, some of our Family Readiness Group community volunteers have decided to organize a community wide collection of goods that can be distributed. We are not collecting monetary donations. We will be collecting through Saturday, November 17.

We will collect, organize and transport down to the towns. 

The following has been requested by the Union Beach Fire Dept. and Borough Hall:

non-perishable food items (no glass please)

toiletries (toothpaste / toothbrushes / soap / etc.)

clothing (clean warm clothing - no summer clothing - all sizes accepted)

blankets

baby items (diapers / formula / wipes)

non-perishable food items
toiletries
clothing
blankets

In addition we need the following:
Sudafed
Dayquil
Cepacol Lozenges
Lotrimin
Motrin / Aspirin / Tylenol
Immodium
Pepto Bismol
Hydrocortisone Cream
Nasal Decongestant
Zcap for Allergies

DROP OFF AT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN WESTFIELD:
Danielle Bracco
751 Hyslip Avenue

Mary Boland
721 Carleton Road

Jenn Silva
787 Carleton Road

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact:
Danielle Bracco - 917-301-8751 - daniellebracco@verizon.net
Amy Lovato – 917-603-6862 – alovato2@verizon.net

*** IN ADDITION THERESE WARREN IS COLLECTING BLANKETS FOR SENIORS IN HOBOKEN... PLEASE DROP OFF AT 5 DORIS PARKWAY, WESTFIELD ***

Angela rose November 05, 2012 at 12:24 AM
Can we also drop off At the Armory? Thanks so much for starting this!!
Elizabeth Alterman (Editor) November 05, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Hi Angela, thanks, donations are not being collected at the Armory, just at the addresses listed above. Thank you, Liz
Lauren November 05, 2012 at 03:14 AM
What about baby supplies- diapers, wipes, formula?
Bill Heller November 05, 2012 at 04:43 AM
As someone who lives in Union Beach all I can say is THANK YOU WESTFIELD PATCH for this article!!! FYI, here's a link to a drive-by video of homes along Front Street in Union Beach two days after the storm: http://video-embed.nj.com/services/player/bcpid619329501001?bctid=1942710012001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAPLMIP6E~,BRrRHTAljlHNUYJqhl35zLecZpp8wkKm
Danielle Bracco November 05, 2012 at 03:47 PM
Lauren - I am adjusting list to add those items so yes we are accepting - thank you...
Amanda Toledo November 10, 2012 at 12:29 AM
Two of my kids, aged 6 and 4, have been collecting items all week to donate. We were going to take them to the Union Beach Fire Dept on 1110 Union Ave. Is that still an acceptable location? We are planning to head down on Sunday. Thanks!
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Joanna Conlon April 02, 2013 at 03:18 PM
Moving to florida. I live in Colts Neck..not far from Union Beach. Have nice furniture to donate. Please send someone to pick up. Bedroom sets, sofa, two love seats all in very good conditon. call Joanna at 732-462-6326 thank you!!

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