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Check out the photos! Dresser, nightstand, head & foot board, mirror + side rails and a mattress & boxspring (Sleepys) about 3 yrs old , all looking for a new home. The set can be picked up at 59th st near BayPkway. Please … Continue reading
The Friends of Firefighters Sandy Relief Distribution Center will be closing Saturday, April 27. From now until then it is open to anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Pre-registration is mandatory: contact the office to do so: http://friendsoffirefighters.org/contactus.html
Remaining dates are Sat 4/20 and Monday 4/22 through Saturday 4/27 from 10AM-3PM.
Items still available include: Clothing, canned food, toiletries, cleaning products, baby items, children items, batteries, flashlights, bedding, kitchen pots, oil burner, and more.
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Thanks to Eileen T for coordinating this for our neighborhood teens. Please call her directly if you are interested in a dress: 917-608-2445. (GBCares does not have these in our possession!) Thanks!
Come by St. James tomorrow morning @ 9a if you’re able – they are looking for any & all types of help to restore the Church after Sandy. Then come to the Tamaqua for the Kiddie Beach Fundraiser tomorrow night @ 8p. $20 per person includes complimentary drink, DJ & food.
Heart 9/11 is getting a large order of sheet rock and plywood delivered to the store on the corner of Everett and Gerritsen on Friday morning 4/12 at 9AM. We need some local volunteers to help unload. Please show up and lend a hand to the organization that is helping to rebuild the homes of Gerritsen Beach! Thank you!
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There will be a press conference today (4/8) at 2p in front of the Gerritsen Beach Library to announce the Turkish Americans will be contributing $30,000 to Brooklyn Public Library and $10,000 to PS 277. Please come by if you’re able! Great news and much needed funding for our neighborhood. Thank you!
Press release here: Turkish Americans Advisory
Kiddie Beach Fundraiser next Saturday, April 13th 2013 at the Tamaqua from 8pm-12am (84 Ebony Ct., Brooklyn, NY 11229)
$20 per person, includes complimentary drink, Live music from DJ Mike Karnbach, Food, Raffles and a 50/50
Come join us for a night of fun, see some old friends, meet new friends and help raise money for Kiddie Beach!
New York State Announces Cooling Assistance Available for Those with Heat-Related Health Problems. New Yorkers with serious medical conditions may be eligible to receive free air conditioners – see link for more details & please share w/your neighbors who are not online! http://otda.ny.gov/news/2013/2013-04-01.asp
FEMA deadline has been extended for New York Sandy survivors. The new deadline is now April 13 to register with FEMA and to return disaster loan applications to the SBA.
More info here: http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2013/03/27/fema-registration-deadline-extended-sandy-survivors-ny