Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that on the County, FEMA, Island Harvest and the Red Cross began distributing food and drinks to thousands of residents impacted by the damage related to Hurricane Sandy.
County Executive Mangano stated, “Hurricane Sandy has deprived many of us of the most essential things in life—food, water and shelter. We are cooperating with multiple federal, state and local agencies and not-for-profits to deliver these essentials to our neighbors.”
ISLAND HARVEST FOOD DISTRIBUTION TODAY
Island Harvest will distribute up to 20,000 sandwiches and drinks today to residents on the streets of the following neighborhoods today through a Mobile Distribution Center:
• Island Park
RED CROSS FOOD DISTRIBUTION
The Red Cross has opened a number of Mobile Meals distribution centers Nassau County Locations are open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Meals, water, and comfort kits will be distributed at the following locations.
• Cedar Creek Park in Seaford - Merrick Road east of Wantagh Avenue
• Nickerson Beach Park in Lido Beach - 880 Lido Boulevard
FEMA POD LOCATIONS:
FEMA’s Points of Distribution (PODs) are located throughout the north and south shores of Nassau County. Locations include:
Bellmore: Newbridge Road Park, 2600 S. Newbridge Rd.
East Rockaway: Village Hall, 376 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach: East Elementary - Intersection of Neptune & Hudson Blvd
Long Beach: West Elementary - Intersection of Maryland and Beach St
Island Park: Lincoln Ornes Middle School, 150 Trafalger Blvd
Island Park:Heggarty School, 100 Radcliffe Road
Massapequa Park: Marjorie R. Post Community Park, 451 Unqua Rd.
Oceanside: Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr.
Bayville: Stehli Beach, Corner of Bayville Rd & Bayville Ave.
Great Neck:Great Neck North High School, 35 Polo Road
Great Neck:Great Neck South High School, 341 Lakeville Rd
Manhasset: Manhasset Secondary School, 200 Memorial Place
New Cassel/Westbury: New Cassel Community Center, Garden Street
New Hyde Park: Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave
Port Washington: Off Main Street and Haven Ave.
Roslyn: Train Station, Lincoln Ave & Railroad Ave
Woodbury: Syosset Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Turnpike
For more information on hurricane recovery efforts, please visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/hurricane or follow Ed Mangano on Facebook and Twitter.
Non-Emergency Hotline 1-888-684-4274