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Fifteen Ways to Help New York Retail Help Hurricane Victims

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All week, our inbox has been filling up with emails about sales and donation drives aimed at helping New Yorkers who were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. With a nor'easter closing in and thousands still displaced in the Rockaways, Coney Island, Staten Island, and elsewhere around the region, your help can definitely still make a difference. Below is a map of fifteen fashion organizations raising money and collecting goods for hurricane relief. If you know of others, send us an email. We hope to be updating the list regularly.

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EZ Studios

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Garment District show space EZ Studios is hosting a donation drive. Bring clothing of all sizes, baby goods like diapers and formula, non-perishable food and drink, blankets. When: Sunday, November 11, 1pm—5pm

Timothy Heenan Showroom

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The showroom, which reps brands like Billy Kirk, General Assembly, and Vanishing Elephant, is hosting a sample sale that's also a donation drive. Bring warm clothing, blankets, batteries, flashlights, cleaning supplies. Anyone who donates will receive another 10% off their purchases. When: Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November 17. Weds—Fri 9am—6pm, Sat 9am—2pm.

Grey Era

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The East Village vintage store is looking for the following donations: Heavy duty cleaning supplies, scrubbing brushes buckets, paper towels, soap/sanitizers, blankets, gas containers, paper dishes, plates, napkins, spoons, toilet paper, and bottled water. Bring in a donation and get 10% off. When: Friday, November 9 from 2pm—7pm, and Saturday from 1pm—6pm.

Parlor Showroom

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The showroom is collecting non-perishable foods, including canned fruit, boxed milk, canned soup, canned vegetables, peanut butter (plastic jars), macaroni and cheese (packaged), and hot and cold cereal (packaged, family-sized.) They'll also accept warm clothing like jackets, sweaters, hoodies, scarves, mittens and socks. All donations go to the Lower East Side Girls Club, which will distribute them to LES families who were affected by Sandy. Email fooddrive4sandy@parlorshowroom.com for details on how to volunteer. When: Wednesday, November 7th and Thursday, November 8th from 9am—6pm

Satya Jewelry Sample Sale

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A percentage of all jewelry sales will go to The American Red Cross. They're also collecting warming items like blankets and heavy coats, non-perishable good and water, toiletries, and pet food for Recovers.org, which distributes donations to NYC charities.

Mandy Coon Sample Sale

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A portion of proceeds at this sale—which offers 50% to 90% off hip bags and dresses—will be donated to relief efforts. When: Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16. Daily 4pm—8pm.

Broadway Panhandler

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At this pre-Thanksgiving knife-sharpening event, you'll pay $12 for every three knives, with 100% of proceeds going to help City Harvest. The money will help provide emergency food for hurricane victims in Staten Island, Coney Island, Red Hook, Breezy Point and Rockaway. When: Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18.

Alejandro Ingelmo

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10% of all proceeds this week will go to hunger-relief charity Feeding America. When: Through Friday, November 9.
Deal: 10% of all proceeds this week will go to the Red Cross. When: Through Friday, November 9.

Soulcycle

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For one day, 100% of proceeds from all SoulCycle locations will go to relief efforts in Rockaway Beach, Long Beach and Staten Island. The studios will also be selling $45 Sandy Relief t-shirts, with 100% of those profits also going to hurricane aid. And! If you've got deep pockets and really want to give, you can sign up for one of two $1,500 All-Star Rides at the Tribeca studio. The goal is to raise over $150,000 total. When: Sunday, November 11, starting at noon.

Archetype Showroom

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Shop brands like Won Hundred, Veda, Porter Grey. 20% of proceeds will go to hurricane victims. When: Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18. Fri 10am—7pm, Sat 11am—7pm, Sun 12pm—6pm.

Smith & Vine

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Along with cheese shop Stinky Bklyn and bar The Jakewalk, the wine shop is donating 10% of all sales to recovery efforts in Red Hook and Dumbo. When: At least through Friday, November 9.
The Brazilian shoe store is hosting a party to celebrate its limited-edition capsule collection with fashion bloggers Aimee Song, Jane Aldridge, and Shea Marie. 10% of proceeds go to four different charities: American Red Cross, Because I Am a Girl, Star Dog Rescue, and Smiles for Sophie Forever. When: Thursday, November 8, 6pm—9pm.
The boutique will donate 10% of sales to Sandy victims, plus $1 from the sale of every Warm fragrance. When: Throughout the month of November.

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EZ Studios

Garment District show space EZ Studios is hosting a donation drive. Bring clothing of all sizes, baby goods like diapers and formula, non-perishable food and drink, blankets. When: Sunday, November 11, 1pm—5pm

Timothy Heenan Showroom

The showroom, which reps brands like Billy Kirk, General Assembly, and Vanishing Elephant, is hosting a sample sale that's also a donation drive. Bring warm clothing, blankets, batteries, flashlights, cleaning supplies. Anyone who donates will receive another 10% off their purchases. When: Wednesday, November 14 through Saturday, November 17. Weds—Fri 9am—6pm, Sat 9am—2pm.

Grey Era

The East Village vintage store is looking for the following donations: Heavy duty cleaning supplies, scrubbing brushes buckets, paper towels, soap/sanitizers, blankets, gas containers, paper dishes, plates, napkins, spoons, toilet paper, and bottled water. Bring in a donation and get 10% off. When: Friday, November 9 from 2pm—7pm, and Saturday from 1pm—6pm.

Parlor Showroom

The showroom is collecting non-perishable foods, including canned fruit, boxed milk, canned soup, canned vegetables, peanut butter (plastic jars), macaroni and cheese (packaged), and hot and cold cereal (packaged, family-sized.) They'll also accept warm clothing like jackets, sweaters, hoodies, scarves, mittens and socks. All donations go to the Lower East Side Girls Club, which will distribute them to LES families who were affected by Sandy. Email fooddrive4sandy@parlorshowroom.com for details on how to volunteer. When: Wednesday, November 7th and Thursday, November 8th from 9am—6pm

Satya Jewelry Sample Sale

A percentage of all jewelry sales will go to The American Red Cross. They're also collecting warming items like blankets and heavy coats, non-perishable good and water, toiletries, and pet food for Recovers.org, which distributes donations to NYC charities.

Mandy Coon Sample Sale

A portion of proceeds at this sale—which offers 50% to 90% off hip bags and dresses—will be donated to relief efforts. When: Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16. Daily 4pm—8pm.

Broadway Panhandler

At this pre-Thanksgiving knife-sharpening event, you'll pay $12 for every three knives, with 100% of proceeds going to help City Harvest. The money will help provide emergency food for hurricane victims in Staten Island, Coney Island, Red Hook, Breezy Point and Rockaway. When: Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18.

Alejandro Ingelmo

10% of all proceeds this week will go to hunger-relief charity Feeding America. When: Through Friday, November 9.

Osklen

Deal: 10% of all proceeds this week will go to the Red Cross. When: Through Friday, November 9.

Soulcycle

For one day, 100% of proceeds from all SoulCycle locations will go to relief efforts in Rockaway Beach, Long Beach and Staten Island. The studios will also be selling $45 Sandy Relief t-shirts, with 100% of those profits also going to hurricane aid. And! If you've got deep pockets and really want to give, you can sign up for one of two $1,500 All-Star Rides at the Tribeca studio. The goal is to raise over $150,000 total. When: Sunday, November 11, starting at noon.

Archetype Showroom

Shop brands like Won Hundred, Veda, Porter Grey. 20% of proceeds will go to hurricane victims. When: Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18. Fri 10am—7pm, Sat 11am—7pm, Sun 12pm—6pm.

Smith & Vine

Along with cheese shop Stinky Bklyn and bar The Jakewalk, the wine shop is donating 10% of all sales to recovery efforts in Red Hook and Dumbo. When: At least through Friday, November 9.

Schutz

The Brazilian shoe store is hosting a party to celebrate its limited-edition capsule collection with fashion bloggers Aimee Song, Jane Aldridge, and Shea Marie. 10% of proceeds go to four different charities: American Red Cross, Because I Am a Girl, Star Dog Rescue, and Smiles for Sophie Forever. When: Thursday, November 8, 6pm—9pm.

Warm

The boutique will donate 10% of sales to Sandy victims, plus $1 from the sale of every Warm fragrance. When: Throughout the month of November.