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Saturday gathering to help hurricane victims

From: user 8.
Sent on: Thursday, November 15, 2012 7:03 PM

In response to storm recovery efforts at the Jersey shore, we will be collecting supplies AND having a special *FREE Public Talk* this Saturday, Nov. 17 (10:30 am - 12:00 pm) at the Eatontown Public Library.  See the MeetUp announcement for details on the talk, and below for a list of needs.  For those who wish to bring donations to help victims of the storm, we have partnered with two organizations:  Coba Yoga (where we hold meditation classes) and Habcore (a local disaster relief organization).  See below for lists of specific needed items.

Please come out on Saturday to show your support for victims of the Hurricane!  
Warm regards,
Dharmachakra Buddhist Center

ITEMS NEEDED FOR DONATION (Please bring with you to the event)

(For Coba Yoga)

Kids toys
drawing paper or paper roll for art
Kids book shelf
kids toy chest
toilet paper
office supplies:
White copy paper

(For Habcore)

Emergency supplies: flashlights, batteries, etc.
Non-perishable food items: any/all are needed
Items for warmth: blankets, socks, gloves, hats, towels
For displaced residents that are living in hotels: gifts cards to purchase food, emergency items, gas (Visa, FoodTown, ShopRite, Walmart, Target)
First aid kits and medical supplies: band aids, gauze, peroxide, rubbing alcohol, etc.
Toiletries: soap, shampoo/conditioner, razors, paper products, Q-tips, cotton balls, toothpaste/brushes, wash cloths, feminine products, mouthwash
Paper products: towels, tissue, toilet paper
Cleaning supplies: dish soap, bleach, mops, sponges, disinfectants, trash bags

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