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Staten Island Storm Relief Aid

We are collecting blankets, sheets, towels, wash cloths, ect... for the residents of Staten Island, NY. Please read.

A Fellow Golden Rule Funeral Home needs our help! The community around John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals in Staten Island, NY has been decimated. The Funeral Home facility is providing warm shelter and hot food for many. They are in need of blankets, sheets, towels, wash cloths, ect... Please drop off gently used or new items to the Urban Funeral Home, 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler anytime before Friday, November 9th. Thank you for your generosity.

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Chrissy L. November 07, 2012 at 07:40 PM
Will they accept used clothing such as kids coats and winter clothes?
jill n November 07, 2012 at 09:11 PM
I have some baby formula, toothpaste, deodorant and used clothing/shoes. Will they accept all this?
Dolores Urban November 08, 2012 at 02:57 AM
Yes, we can send these also. Thank you, Dolores
Dolores Urban November 08, 2012 at 03:04 AM
Jill, These are all items that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Dolores
Dolores Urban November 08, 2012 at 11:05 PM
So many have been beyond generous.Thank you. We spoke to our friend John this morning. He stated his facility on the west side of Staten Island is serving 500 free hot lunches daily while families rebuild and/or locate temporary housing. He was overwhelmed that our community was so willing to help. He states, blankets, bedding supplies, toiletries, and non perishable food items are desperately needed. We will continue to except items at the Urban Funeral Home 1111 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler
Patricia Lorenzo November 09, 2012 at 05:44 PM
what is the day and time deadline? will there be a second collection?
Dolores Urban November 09, 2012 at 06:32 PM
We request items be delivered by 6 PM today. A second collection has not been planned at this time. Please contact me at directly 215-646-8556.
India Frazier November 10, 2012 at 02:08 PM
Unfortunately I could not get to you guys yesterday due to work. Is the drop off finished? Do you know of any other places accepting winter clothing, coats, blankets?
Dolores Urban November 10, 2012 at 07:30 PM
India, You may drop off tomorrow, Sunday between 11AM - 1PM or contact me directly at 215-646-8556. We will be sorting and packaging items at this time.
India Frazier November 11, 2012 at 01:45 AM
Thanks so much. will be here at 11a!
Dolores Urban November 14, 2012 at 09:45 PM
A trailer and SUV loaded with water, bedding, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and clothing was delivered Tuesday, November 13, 2012. The Staten Island Community and the Urban Funeral Home thanks you for your heartfelt generosity.

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