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Staten Island is one of the many areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy on October 29/30, 2012 (Photo: Joe Cingrana/CBS Digital)

Staten Island is one of the many areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy on October 29/30, 2012 (Photo: Joe Cingrana/CBS Digital)

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Help New York City/NJ NOW… CBS Cares!

All last week and continuing this week, 92.3 NOW and CBS Radio New York are setting up at various locations in the tri-state area with station vans, Academy buses and “fun buses” to collect needed items that will be distributed to aid victims of super storm Sandy.

Main Items Needed:

  • Cleaning Supplies: shovels, Garbage bags, gloves, heavy duty brooms, bleach, Lysol….
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Face masks
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries: mostly “D” and “AA”
  • Diapers
  • Blankets – space blankets (also known as a Mylar blanket, first aid blanket, emergency blanket, thermal blanket or weather blanket)
  • Anything that produces HEAT!!

RIGHT NOW CLOTHES ARE NOT NEEDED!

LATEST CBS CARES DONATION LOCATIONS:

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th: 11am – 4pm - LOMAN AUTO (Rte.1 Woodbridge, NJ)
  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15th: 11am – 4pm - WESTFIELD GARDEN STATE PLAZA (Paramus, NJ)

More locations to come…

WE ARE LOOKING FOR DROP OFF AREAS FOR THE BRONX DONATIONS AND THE IZOD DONATIONS THAT ARE ANYWHERE SOUTH or SOUTH-WEST  from CROTON-ON-HUDSON and along the Hudson river….Please let us know if you know of any!


HELP NY NOW/CBS Cares

We’ve been packing our buses to the tippy top with supplies for Hurricane Sandy victims in the tri-state! Check out some photos and video below!

  • Gathering Donations @ Ikea On Sunday [PHOTOS]
  • Gathering Donations @ Ikea On Friday [PHOTOS]
  • Gathering Donations @ NYIT in Long Island On Thursday: [PHOTOS]
  • Gathering donations @ Bally Total Fitness, Queens on Thursday:[PHOTOS]
  • Delivering donations in Monmouth County, NJ on Wednesday: [PHOTOS]
  • Here are some photos from Tuesday in W. Nyack: [PHOTOS]

HELP NY NOW – Brooklyn/Staten Island/Queens

On SUNDAY (Nov. 4th from 10AM-4PM) we were at THE RESORTS WORLD CASINO IN QUEENS. The Red Cross was stationed there too as well as another organization, CHOKA LYME, whose motto is “SIMPLE PEOPLE, DOING SIMPLE THINGS IN A BIG WAY”.

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Photo: 92.3 NOW

Here are some photos from Sunday in Queens: [PHOTOS]

We also had BBQ’d Productions all the way from Round Lake Beach, Illinois that drove all the way just to help feed those in need in the disaster areas. Their efforts can be followed on FB at Operation Food Relief For Sandy Victims.


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Photo: 92.3 NOW

On Saturday (Nov. 3), our suburban was packed and we delivered food and water to some needy people in New Dorp Beach, Oakwood Beach, Great Kills Beach and more on Staten Island on Saturday. We got a little bit of everything out there…

Here are some photos from our Saturday on Staten Island: [PHOTOS]


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Photo: 92.3 NOW

We also had a super successful first day in Brooklyn on Friday (Nov. 2) taking in donations: [PHOTOS]

AGAIN: We are asking for blankets, water, baby formula, non-perishable items…

We will be setting up more donation locations and will update the list right here.

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