Just an FYI for those readers who may be in the area…

Tomorrow, Saturday December 8th from 9:30am to 12:30pm the State Republican Party will be holding a volunteer effort to help the victims of Super Storm Sandy. We urge you to join us on December 8th so that we may all give back to those in need during this holiday season.
December 8th
9:30am to 12:30pm
Food Bank Distribution Warehouse
355 Food Center Drive
Bronx NY 10474
Parking is available
Project Summary:
The Food Bank of New York’s Bronx Food Distribution Warehouse distributes food to kitchens and pantries throughout the five boroughs, supplying 400,000 meals to New Yorkers in need each day! Volunteers at Food Bank warehouse will help Food Bank staff to sort and repack bulk shipped food and goods for redistribution around the city. No special skills are required. We ask that all volunteers be 16 years of age or older and wear closed toe shoes to our facilities.
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*Public transit:
You can take the #6 train to Hunts Point, and transfer to the #6 bus in front of the gas station.  Ask the driver to let you out at the stop for the entrance to the Hunts Point Cooperative Market; it is an 8-10 minute ride.