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The Brooklyn Kitchen Is Collecting Donations for the Rockaways

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The first round of donations. Image via <a href="https://twitter.com/thebklynkitchen/status/264375149879504896">@thebklynkitchen</a>/Twitter
The first round of donations. Image via @thebklynkitchen/Twitter

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Hurricane Sandy was especially brutal to the Rockaways and the neighboring community of Breezy Point, which lost over 100 homes in a fire. To help, Williamsburg cooking supply store The Brooklyn Kitchen has been collecting donations like canned goods, tools, and winter clothes since yesterday.

So far, the drive is going well, and it's not over yet. This morning, store managers set off on one delivery run, but they'll be accepting more donations until 8pm tonight. Check out their most-wanted list after the jump, and bring all goods to the store at 100 Frost Street.

Top priority:
· Shovels
· Contractor Bags
· Trash Bags
· Gasoline
· Toiletries
· Canned Goods and Can Openers
· Nonperishable Food
· Winter Clothing: Jackets, Gloves, Hats, Socks, Boots
· Blankets and Towels

Also helpful:
· Plates
· Cups
· Bowls
· Utensils
· Cleaning Supplies
· Brooms
· Mops
· Sponges
· Water

· Photos: Surreal Devastation Of Breezy Point After Hurricane Sandy [Gothamist]
· Hurricane Sandy Update [The Brooklyn Kitchen]
· @thebklynkitchen [Twitter]

The Brooklyn Kitchen

100 Frost Street Brooklyn NY