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:
East Side, intersection of Neptune and Hudson
West Side, Maryland and Beech St.
Long Beach Fire Department, 1 West Chester Street, Long Beach
Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Beach Rescue, 1 Rescue Road, Atlantic Beach
Point Lookout: Point Lookout Lido Fire Department, 102 Lido Boulevard, Point Lookout
Island Park Fire Department, 440 Long Beach Road, Island Park
Lincoln Ornes Middle School, 150 Trafalger Blvd.
Heggarty School, 100 Radcliffe Road
East Rockaway/Bay Park: East Rockaway Fire Department, 376 Atlantic Avenue
Freeport: Freeport Fire Department, 15 Broadway
Oceanside: Oceanside Fire Department, 65 Foxhurst Road
Massapequa: Massapequa Fire Department, 5478 Merrick Road Massapequa
Bellmore: Bellmore Fire Department, 2670 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore
Seaford: Seaford Fire Department, 2170 Southard Avenue Seaford