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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** - Cancelled due to Weather

NEW HURRICANE RELIEF EMERGENCY CENTER
“HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES ONE STOP RELIEF TO RECOVERY”
TO OPEN AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE THROUGH LI VOAD
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10 FROM 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 

WHAT:
In an extraordinary Long Island joint effort among several major social service and non-profit agencies and other organizations through LI VOAD (Voluntary Organization Assisting in Disaster), a brand new initiative called Health & Human Services One Stop Relief to Recovery will offer critical services and items all in one location to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Visitors will have access to food, water, blankets, financial and legal advice, mental health care, Internet capabilities and other services. Mini vans will make pick-ups for residents on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the following locations:

  • Gemelli’s parking lot on Montauk Highway in Babylon, 10:00-10:15 a.m., 11:30-11:45 a.m., 1:00-1:15 p.m.
  • Amityville High School in Amityville, 10:00-10:15 a.m., 11:30-11:45 a.m., 1:00-1:15 p.m.

WHO:

  • Island Harvest
  • The Health and Welfare Council of Long Island
  • Bethpage Federal Credit Union
  • Family Service League
  • United Way of Long Island
  • LI VOAD
  • Touro Legal Services
  • Other agencies to join

WHEN:
Health & Human Services One Stop Relief to Recovery Kick-Off:
Tuesday, November 6 from 11 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Farmingdale State College, SUNY
2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735
ROOSEVELT HALL, VISITOR PARKING LOT 9

Media Contacts:
Liz Burke, HLD Public Relations, 917-573-1440
Audrey Cohen, EPOCH 5 Public Relations, 631-427-1713 / 516-263-6546
Gwen O’Shea, LI VOAD, 516-987-3492

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