MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -

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)
  • water
  • Gatorade
  • cleaning supplies
  • work gloves
  • new packages of socks and underwear
  • bleach
  • toiletries (toothpaste, tissues, soap, etc.)
  • duct tape
  • surgical masks
  • paper towels
  • flashlights
  • blankets
  • batteries
  • heavy duty garbage bags
  • baby supplies (diapers, wipes, formula, etc.)
  • feminine products
  • towels
  • other items of this nature will be accepted

For more information, call the Miami Beach Fire Department at 305-244-9899.