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HELP THE LESS FORTUNATE--DOBBS FERRY FOOD PANTRY, TOYS FOR TOTS, PUERTO RICO RELIEF DONATION BINS AT
Release Date: November 16, 2017

This is the time of year when people want to help the less fortunate. The Greenburgh Town Hall lobby is a great place to stop at if you would like to donate food, toys, essential items to the less fortunate.

We are working with three great organizations—the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry, Greenburgh4PR Puerto Rico Relief Donations and Toys for Tots ---bins have been placed at Town Hall and we will be accepting donations.

We’re also helping to spread the word about a clothing drive sponsored by  Christ Temple.

Hope you will consider helping the less fortunate. Our community cares.

PAUL FEINER

 

BIN AT TOWN HALL LOBBY FOR DOBBS FERRY FOOD PANTRY

 

Where is the pantry located?

 

The Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry is located just outside of the sanctuary at South Presbyterian Church at 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, New York.

 

How can I/my organization contact the pantry?

 

You can contact the pantry at dobbsferrypantry@gmail.com, (914) 357-4876, (914) 693-0473, or fax at (914) 693-7497 for any other information you might need or questions about donating.

 

What foods does the pantry need?

 

We are constantly looking for donations of specific foods throughout the year. To find out what we need at the moment, feel free to email us or check out our donations page for more information.

 

What are your hours/days?

 

We are open from 10:00 am-12:00 pm every Wednesday, and 5:30-7:00 pm on the last Wednesday of the month in addition to our morning time. Donations can be arranged to be dropped off at any time during the week.

 

Can I organize a food drive on behalf of the pantry?

 

Yes, of course! Food drives are one of the best ways to collect food for the food pantry. However, please contact us to make sure that no other food drives are going on during the time of your food pantry.

 

What is the time of greatest need for the pantry?

 

We need the most donations during the summer, when many people are on vacation and do not think of donating, and when children in need especially need more food because they do not have school lunch.

 

BIN FOR TOYS FOR TOTS AT LOBBY OF GREENBURGH TOWN HALL

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991.The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

 

Toys For Tots is a Top-Rated Charity Over 97% of your donations goes to our mission of providing toys, books, and other gifts to less fortunate children. Less than 3% is spent on fundraising and overhead.  No salaries are paid with donated funds.

 

Some of Toys for Tots recipients are Andrus, Graham School & Family Services located here in Hastings, so toys donated are coming back into the community.

 

GREENBURGH4PR PUERTO RICO RELIEF DONATIONS BIN AT TOWN HALL –HELP THE PUERTO RICAN VICTIMS OF THE RECENT HURRICANE

A bin is located at the lobby of Greenburgh Town Hall. They are accepting bottled water, batteries, flashlights, sanitizers, emergency food supply kits, 1st aid kits (EMS supplies, toiletries, non perishable foods, diapers, baby wipes, solar lighting. Tony Fernandez and Dave Zenon are coordinating the effort. Their phone is 989 1714. Or e mail Greenburgh4PR@greenburghny.com   Greenburgh4pr on facebook.

 

COAT DRIVE

  Christ temple, located at 25 Oak Street, White Plains (Greenburgh is conducting their 2nd annual winter coat drive. Donations of new or gently used winter outerwear can be dropped off at the church Tuesdays from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM and Thursdays from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Items will be distributed on November 23rd.  For further information contact Valerie Whitehead, program coordinator at sisvalw@gmailcom or text 615 4209.

 

 

 




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