Broad Channel & Rockaway

IMG_0956 Broad Channel/Rockaway/Breezy/Howard Beach/Hamilton Beach all still need your help! If you can’t lend your man-power and a shovel in these neighborhoods, you can still help by donating at a location near you. Supplies are desperately needed! Get together some cases of bottled water, cleaning supplies (Clorox wipes!), AA + C + D batteries, contractor bags, dust masks, brooms, shovels, pet foods, dry goods etc. and head down to some of these council members’ headquarters: *please note you may want to contact any of these locations prior to going, as many locations may change hours of operation. Astoria: Councilman Peter Vallone 22-45 31st Street Accepting donations of water, canned goods (especially tuna & peanut butter!), clothing, blankets Monday-Friday 9-5 718.274.4500 Bayside: Bourbon Street 40-12 Bell Blvd. Collecting Target, Home Depot, and Visa gift cards for families in Breezy Point If you wish to make any further donations please contact: Jill Pall 718.224.2200 CJ Sullivan’s 213-10 41st Avenue Collecting donations for the people of Breezy Point 718.224.0060 Douglaston: Alley Pond Environmental Center 228-06 Northern Blvd Site for new/newish clothing, canned goods, nonperishable food, manual can openers until 11/7 718.229.4000 East Elmhurst: Senator Jose Peralta District Office 32-37 Junction Boulevard 718.205.3881 Flushing: Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd Noon - 5pm, for as long as needed 718.463.7700 Forest Hills: Council Member Karen Koslowitz District Office 118-35 Queens Blvd. 718.544.8800 Glendale: Atlas Park Mall (Mall owner Macerich Co and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley) 8000 Cooper Ave. in Glendale Accepting donations at the old Borders Bookstores Through Sunday, November 4th 10am-8pm Kew Gardens: Austin’s Steak and Ale 82-70 Austin Street Collecting Target, Home Depot, and Visa gift cards for families in Breezy Point If you wish to make any further donations please contact: Jill Pall 718.849.3939 Little Neck: Assemblyman David Weprin 56-21 Marathon Parkway Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 718.428.7900 Long Island City: Alewife 5-14 51st Avenue Accepting donations tonight 11/2 and tomorrow morning 11/3 718.937.7494 LIC Market 21-52 44th Drive 718.361.0013 The New York Irish Center 1040 Jackson Avenue Accepting donations for Breezy Point and Rockaways. Friday 11/2: Noon to 5pm Saturday 11/3: 10am to 1pm Sunday 11/4: Noon to 8pm 718.482.0909 Maspeth: O'Kane Realty 72-01 Grand Ave Coat Drive for Breezy Point Victims Rego Park: Queens Chronicle Headquarters 62-33 Woodhaven Blvd. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, sometimes later than that 718.205.8000 *Restaurant next-door, Barosas’s 62-37 Woodhaven Blvd. Sunnyside: (Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer) 47-01 Queens Boulevard, Suite 205 Accepting all supplies: water, clothing, blankets and cell phone chargers. Monday-Friday 9am-6pm 718.383.9566 Woodhaven: Assemblyman Mike Miller’s Office (in conjunction with Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder) 83-91 Woodhaven Blvd 718.805.0950 Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association 84-20 Jamaica Ave Starting 11am or call 917.886.2070 or email More locations to come! Contact or tweet @heartofqueensif you would like to add a drop-off location in your area.

Photos of Broad Channel

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Rockaway, 114th Street

Fire completely ravaged almost an entire block of businesses on Rockaway Beach Blvd. and 114th/115th streets. IMG_1001 IMG_1000 IMG_0999 IMG_0998 IMG_0997 IMG_0995

Rockaway, 90th Street

IMG_1022 IMG_1021 IMG_1019 It will take a long time for these areas to recover. Any help that can be provided is greatly appreciated and needed!