31 Aug

City of Glen Cove Launches Collection Drive To Help Texans

Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department and Youth Bureau Set As Collection Points

Glen Cove, NY, August 31, 2017…Working in partnership with Island Harvest/Feed America and the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management, Mayor Reggie Spinello announced today that the City of Glen Cove will host a collection drive to help support the needs of Texans who have been impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.  “With widespread damage to their homes, over 30,000 people in shelters and countless others in distress, we want to do our part to help however we can to assist those families in need,” said Mayor Reggie Spinello.

Glen Cove and area residents who would like to participate in the city’s collection drive can donate the following items as requested by Island Harvest: non-perishable “ready to eat” and shelf stable foods such as peanut butter, baby food and formula, soup and canned foods; bottled water; hygiene items such as toothbrushes, diapers, soap, wipes, feminine hygiene products; cleaning supplies, batteries and flashlights, dog and cat food.  No clothing donations will be accepted.

Donations can be made from August 31 through September 15 at the following locations:

  • The Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department, 10 Glen Cove Avenue, Monday through Sunday in the lobby of the Department.
  • The Glen Cove Youth Bureau, 128 B Glen Street (in back of building), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Residents can also make a monetary donation to provide Hurricane Harvey Relief by visiting to the Island Harvest website www.islandharvest.org.