Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Where to Drop Off Supplies for Haitian Hurricane Matthew Victims in Brooklyn

Council Member Jumaane D. Williams (D-Brooklyn), Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte and District Leader for the 42nd Assembly District, Josue Pierre, released the following statement in regards to Hurricane Matthew that made land fall in Haiti Tuesday morning.

The hurricane, which has been downgraded from a Category 4 storm, to a Category 3, is making its way to the Bahamas and Florida.


"We offer our deepest prayers and sympathy to the victims and all those affected by Hurricane Matthew, particularly in Haiti, which was one of the hardest hit locations. We are working closely with local Haitian organizations to identify needs and provide support to those impacted by the hurricane.

"Those wishing to donate items can drop off supplies at the following locations:

1401 Flatbush
Brooklyn, NY 11210

The Multicultural Bridge Project
1894 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Haitian Family Resource Center
1783 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11210

"For those with family and friends in Haiti, a hurricane relief / evacuation center has been opened at HAC-Haiti's community center in Croix De Bouquets. The contact information is listed below:

HAC-Haiti Community Center
#64 Rue Double Harvest
Croix De Bouquets, Haiti

Samuel Darguin
HAC-Haiti Country Director
509.360.94056/ 509.468.21875/509.310.19819

"As Haiti, and rest of the Caribbean including Jamaica, the Bahamas and Cuba, assesses the damage, and prepares to recover from the aftermath of the hurricane, our offices andCouncil District 45 and Assembly District 42 organizations stand ready to assist and provide support."

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