Coney Island -- Resident and Merchant Outreach / Area Clean Up / and Other Relief Efforts
Hurricane Irene  
Thank you everyone who came out and volunteered today, we really appreciate all your hard work! 

We know that we have a long road ahead of us and are having another volunteer day tomorrow (11/4) beginning at 9am, feel free to come anytime through the early afternoon.

Please read below for information and stayed tuned to our Facebook and Twitter for volunteer opportunities and information.




 

 

Volunteer Information


Meet on the Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue (outside of Tom's Restaurant) at 9am, feel free to come anytime through the early afternoon.

Dress warmly, wear sturdy footwear or boots, and bring work gloves.

If you can, bring your own flashlight (with extra batteries), a backpack, a shovel, outdoor broom, contractor bags and snacks/water for yourself for the day.

Donation requests to help with Sunday's distribution to residents:
-- Blankets
-- Gloves, Hats, Socks
-- Infant diapers

Please note that bathroom access on site will be very limited. 

No RSVP required -- Just show up at 9am or anytime throughout the morning and early afternoon on the Boardwalk at Stillwell Avenue.

You can refer to MTA.info for latest transit updates. Carpooling and biking are encouraged.

Please forward this to all of your networks. 

Organized by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Brooklyn Community Board 13, Astella Development Corporation, and the Coney Island Development Corporation.


Also view the above information on our Facebook Event

Public Transportation Updates


MTA buses are once again running. The 4/5 Train is running from Manhattan into Brooklyn. F trains run to Avenue X, D Trains run to Bay Parkway. Please check their website for further updates.  

We strongly suggest carpooling or biking.

Additional Resources


Please refer to these additional resources for updates and further information:

Facebook

Twitter

www.NYC.gov

- Twitter feeds for NotifyNYC, the Mayor's Office, and NYCGOV

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