Friday Information for Yates County Flood Victims & Volunteers
5/16/2014 6:58:21 AM
By Lucas Day
The Friendship House has lots of fresh produce they are giving out at their location 5614 Williams St. Middlesex, NY. They are open today (Friday 5/16) and Saturday 5/17 from 9am-3pm.
Carey’s Rental Outlet on Seneca Street is giving away sandbags – just stop in.
Town of Milo residents with “grinder” sewage pumps are being asked by town officials to shut them down as the town sewage system is overloaded.
The American Red Cross has a shelter open at the Penn Yan Academy. Other services that they offer are free and you do not have to stay at the shelter to receive: clean up kits, showers, hot meals for people in need, emergency responders included. American Red Cross has a help line 315-536-6841 if individuals have any other needs.
Red Cross will be distributing work gloves and clean up kits at the Penn Yan Academy Friday May 16 and Saturday May 17 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Tops has donated 7 pallets of paper towels, bleach, water, garbage bags, cleaners and latex gloves. The Living Well have this available for distribution Friday, May 16 beginning at 2:00pm at the Penn Yan United Methodist Church.
If folks want their money designated for food, clothing and shelter they should send checks to the American Red Cross - 53 Bayard Street Seneca Falls, NY and indicate for PY Flood Relief.
If folks want their money to support longer term needs ( paper towels, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, etc.) they can make checks out to The Living Well and send or drop them off at the Penn Yan UMC 166 Main St in Penn Yan, New York 14527.
Friday, May 16 from 10:00-1:00 (this time may change based on how busy we are but it is a minimum) The Living Well will have a volunteer at the Main Laundry to provide funding and supplies (including laundry detergent, and fabric softener) for folks who have been affected by the flooding who are in need of doing laundry.