Volunteer & Donation Information

Twin Parks Fire Relief Response


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Volunteer

NYC Service Center

Office of Emergency ManagementCity of New York,

9:00a - 5:00p


NYC Service Center

at Monroe College

214 East 181st Street

New York, New York 10457

SITE NOTES

  • Volunteers needed to help sort donations.

  • Just show up to the Service Center during Operating hours and ask to speak with a community resource officer.


PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF ITEM DONATIONS AT THIS SITE The donations have exceeded the storage capacity at this time. Please drop off donations to Bronx Community College.

Gambian Youth Organization


11:00a - 4:00p


GYO Community Center

214 East 181 Street

Bronx, New York 10457


Donate to the GYO

SITE NOTES

  • Volunteers needed to help sort donations.

  • Just show up to the GYO Community Center during operating hours.


PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF ITEM DONATIONS AT THIS SITE. The donations have exceeded the storage capacity at this time. Please drop off donations to Bronx Community College.

Anthony Avenue Garden


10:00a - 5:00p


Anthony Avenue Garden

2078 Anthony Avenue

Bronx, New York 10457


POINT PERSON

Tushia Diaz

929.536.4993


Instagram

SITE NOTES

  • Volunteers needed to help sort donations.

  • Drivers with vehicles needed.


PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF ITEM DONATIONS AT THIS SITE The donations have exceeded the storage capacity at this time. Please drop off donations to Bronx Community College.

Donate Money

Before donating money, please verify the charity with Charity Navigator and GuideStar.

Gambian Youth Organization

The Gambian Youth ORganization is the lead organization in fundraising and coordinating with the people directly impacted by the fire at Twin Parks. Before the fire the GYO was a staple in the New York Gambian Community and provided many services to those impacted.

Donate via GoFundMe

Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City

On January 9, 2022, an apartment building fire in the Bronx took the lives of more than a dozen New Yorkers, including many children, and injured more than 60 others. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, in partnership with Mayor Eric Adams and The City of New York, is raising money to support victims of this tragic event.

Your cash donation will enable the distribution of emergency relief supplies and provide support for the victims and their families. Your entire donation will go towards helping those impacted by the fire.

Donate via website

ICNA Relief

ICNA Relief is on the ground providing emergency aid and comfort to the families involved. Burial and funeral assistance is available. "We're here to serve our community," said Arshad Jamal, Regional Director as he spoke with individuals.

Donate via Facebook | Donate via Website

helpNYC Disaster Relief Response Program

When New Yorkers need help, the helpNYC is ready to connect them to resources, services, and information to help them find their way again. This is no different in times of crisis.

We work with our partners and organizations to connect New Yorkers impacted by disasters and crises to those who can provide them with help. We coordinate with the leaders on the ground to keep the disaster relief response website updated in real-time.

Please help us continue this work by making a donation to make sure helpNYC can continue to bring this invaluable service to New Yorkers in crisis!

Donate via Kindest

Donate Items

Bronx Community College


Monday - Saturday

10:00a - 5:00p

thru January 26, 2022


Hall of Fame Gate

2155 University Avenue

The Bronx, New York 10453

Please drop off items at the Hall of Fame Terrace Security Gate off of University Avenue.

Google Maps Directions


This site is in partnership with Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson, Assembly Member Yudelka Tapia, Council Member Pierina Sanchez, and Council Member Oswald Feliz.

SITE NOTES

  • This site is the main drop-off site for all item donations for the victims of the Twin Parks fire in The Bronx.

  • Drop Items of with the BCC Public Safety Officers

ITEMS ACCEPTED

  • Canned goods, gift cards, bottled water, flashlights, batteries, cleaning products, and personal hygiene products.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED

Clothing of any kind, furniture, mattresses, household items, or perishable food.

Andalusia Islamic School

American Muslim Society


Monday - Friday

6:00a - 8:00p


DROP OFF LOCATION

Bronx Muslim Center

702 Rhinelander Avenue

Bronx, New York 10462


POINT PERSON

Hanade Sarar

914.512.1910 | pace@masuny.org


Instagram | Facebook | website


SITE NOTES

  • None at this time.

ITEMS REQUESTED

  • Toiletries (Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Combs, Brushes, etc.)

  • New Clothing & Socks

  • Hats, Gloves, Scarves

  • Laundry Supplies

  • Blankets, Throws, Sheets

  • New Pillows

Other Drop-Off Locations

NOTE: Please do not drop off items anywhere else unless you have confirmed with the organization that they have the capacity to receive the items. When possible please drop off your items at the Bronx Community College.


  • thru January 14th - North East Bronx Drop Off Locations

    • NYS Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie Relief Drive. Click here for more information.

      • Gift cards to restaurants, grocery stores, and food delivery services

      • Personal hygiene products and Toiletries

    • Bronx Democrats

      • Gift cards only. Drop off at any Brox Elected Official's office.

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Elected Officials

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Repersentative Richie Torres

U.S. House of Representatives | 15th Congressional District | Bronx, New York

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Bronx Borough President's Office

Vanessa Gibson, Bronx Borough President

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Council Member Althea Stevens

New York City Council | District 16 | Claremont, Concourse, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Mount Eden, Morrisania

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