The Miami Beach Fire Department is collecting supplies for people living in a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Items for St. Mary Gate of Heaven in Queens are being collected at the four Miami Beach Fire Stations:
- 1051 Jefferson Avenue
- 2300 Pine Tree Drive
- 5303 Collins Avenue
- 6880 Indian Creek Drive
The collection drive runs through November 20. No clothing, toys, or money is currently being collected.
Items being collected include:
- non-perishable foods (canned food, baby food, anything that does not need to be refrigerated)
- cleaning supplies
- work gloves
- new packages of socks and underwear
- toiletries (toothpaste, tissues, soap, etc.)
- duct tape
- surgical masks
- paper towels
- heavy duty garbage bags
- baby supplies (diapers, wipes, formula, etc.)
- feminine products
- other items of this nature will be accepted
For more information, call the Miami Beach Fire Department at 305-244-9899.