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Updated: Del Ray Couple Collecting Supplies for Sandy Victims

Kristen and Chris Gullott aim to send two trucks of supplies to Staten Island, N.Y.

9 p.m. Sunday update — Kristen Gullott said the community "really came out" on Sunday with donations of supplies for Hurricane Sandy victims in Staten Island, N.Y.

Gullott and her husband, Chris, filled a 26-foot truck with donated clothing and supplies and will start filling another one on Monday.

Gullot said she will hold a second dropoff from 7:30 a.m. until "probably 4 p.m." Monday at Epiphany Productions, located at 104 E. Hume Avenue. They are no longer accepting clothing donations but still are seeking many items, especially: 

  • Chargers
  • Batteries
  • Diapers (adult and kids)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Plastic disposable gloves
  • Heavy duty trash bags
  • Batteries
  • Flashlights

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Del Ray couple Kristen and Chris Gullott will be collecting supplies for the Staten Island, N.Y., victims of Hurricane Sandy on Sunday.

“[Staten Island] is the home to many, many police and firemen who lost everything [in the storm],” Kristen Gullot wrote in an email to friends and neighbors.

The couple is aiming to send two trucks of supplies to Staten Island by Tuesday. They will be accepting donations of supplies from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Epiphany Productions, located at 104 E. Hume Avenue.

Kristen Gullot said they are seeking the following items: 

  • Phone chargers
  • Power strips
  • Pre-mixed formula
  • Bottled water
  • Blankets
  • Coats and clothing for adults and kids
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Non-perishable food
Susan D. November 03, 2012 at 10:33 PM
I am going to bring blankets, clothes, food. God Bless everyone who is suffering through this tragedy.
Susan Walsh November 04, 2012 at 01:05 PM
Just checked the times you'll be there and can't make it then. I've got a couple bags of clothes for you but is there some other time or place I can drop them off?
Meredith Holland November 04, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Great idea!! I just read an article from a couple that went up there to help- they said they desperately need work gloves. They want to clear debris, but very hard without work gloves, need heavy duty garbage bags, and hats and warm coats. They said FEMA was nowhere on the island, and only saw one little red cross truck, so they have no help, no red cross shelters set up, just no help at all!! We will bring some things later today or tomorrow.
Donna November 04, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Can I bring them by after 3 pm today?
Drew Hansen November 05, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Updated the story with info about dropping off supplies on Monday.

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