11/22/13

St. Patrick's Hosts Philippines Relief Drive

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 23, from 4-8 PM and Sunday, November 24 from 7:30 AM to 6 PM, the Afya Foundation and the ABS-CBN Foundation, partnered with the Philippine Red Cross, will collect medical and humanitarian relief supplies at St. Patrick's Auditorium, 97th Street and 4th Avenue in Bay Ridge, for an emergency shipment to the victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.

The following supplies are in demand:
  • Canned goods, instant noodles, canned milk, rice and other grains;
  • Water purifying tablets;
  • Water bottles;
  • Tents and other temporary shelters;
  • Bed and bath (clean blankets, sheets, pillows, towels, etc.)
  • Personal hygiene kits (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, women's sanitary products);
  • Baby supplies (diapers, wipes, formula, bottles);
  • Cooking utentils (pots and spoons, etc.);
  • Generators;
  • Unexpired OTC medications;
  • Mosquito repellent;
  • Flashlights, batteries.
NO CLOTHING CAN BE ACCEPTED.

For more information, contact Fr. Joseph Hugo at the Rectory (718) 238-2600 or on his cell (347-971-7167.

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