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Rome Establishes Hurricane Sandy Donation Drop-Off Points

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Rome, NY (WIBX) – The City of Rome is looking for donation items to send down to victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Rome Mayor, Joe Fusco, says several businesses and City Hall have stepped up and are accepting donations. Later this week, supplies will be delivered to the Staten and Long Island areas.

Participating businesses include the Cornucopia Candles and Toy Shoppe, the Risen Bakery and the State Farm Agency in Ilion.

Fusco says needed items include gas cans, generators, non-perishable food items and electric heaters.

To donate items, visit one of these locations:

Rome City Hall: Open from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily
Mellace Law Firm: 314 N. James St., Rome (Contact: 336-0200)
Risen Bakery: 216 Erie Bvld E., Rome
Cornucopia Candles and Toy Shoppe: 2051 N. Madison St., Rome
-Open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. (Contact: 336-8059)
State Farm Agency: 62 Central Ave., Ilion
LCS Janitorial Service and Supply: 6680 Martin St., Rome
-Accepting donations day and night, will also do pick-ups. (Contact: 336-4383)
Marine Corps League: 307 Adams St., Rome
-Accepting Items On Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Needed Items:

  •  clothing
  • toiletries
  • gas cans
  • camping equipment
  • electric heaters
  • cleaning supplies
  • non-perishable food items
  • gas
  • generators
  • water
  • hand and foot warmers
  • laundry detergent
  • diapers
  • baby formula, wipes
  • rubber gloves
  • face masks

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