The following is an announcement from Boy Scout Troop 48:
Boy Scout Troop 48 Lynnfield is leading efforts with local Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops and community organizations to partner with the Scouts from the Aquehonga District, the home of Boy Scouts on Staten Island, New York, to coordinate the donation of needed supplies to families affected by Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island.
Starting Sunday, November 11, a 48' trailer will be on site at the Lynnfield Middle School, 505 Main Street, Lynnfield, to gather supplies. We will take in donated items from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Sunday and Monday, November 11 and 12 and from 3:00 - 6:00 PM, Tuesday - Friday, November 13 - 16. The trailer will leave early on Saturday, November 17 for Boy Scout Camp Pouch on Staten Island, NY.
Needed items for donation include:
heavy duty waterproof gloves
N-95 respirator masks
brooms, mops, rakes, shovels
heavy duty garbage bags
duct tape, masking tape
towels / rags
Things to Keep People Warm
new bedding & blankets
non-perishable food and quick snacks like granola bars and snack packs
paper and plastic plates, dishes, cups and cutlery
diapers, wipes, powder, cream etc.
hand sanitizers / wipes
toiletries – deodorants, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc.
first aid kits
dog, cat, bird, hamster
The donation of clothing is no longer required in the Staten Island, NY area and will not be accepted at the trailer.
Please contact Boy Scout Troop 48 Scoutmaster Gordon Forrest at email@example.com for more information or just bring your donated items to the trailer during the scheduled drop off times.