Help Victims of Hurricane Florence


We know many of you followed the news and are concerned about the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

UJA-Federation of New York’s primary local partner in the relief effort is the AFYA Foundation. AFYA has provided a list of supplies they have identified as most needed in the aftermath of the disaster. They will be updating this list as needs on the ground emerge. The Riverdale Y will function as a drop-off collection site. If you can, please bring any of the following supplies here. Collections will end Thursday September 27th to allow for delivery on Friday.

  • Generators
  • Tarps
  • 5-Gallon Buckets
  • Garbage Bags
  • Water
  • Cots/Mats
  • Work Gloves
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • All Cleaning Supplies
  • Baby Diapers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Infant Formula
  • Children’s Vitamins
  • Personal Cleaning Wipes
  • Soap/Body Wash
  • Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
  • Adult Diapers
To order supplies online to be delivered straight to AFYA please click here.
If you are interested in volunteering please click here.