Jackson Heights Hosting Collections for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

By Katie Honan on November 15, 2013 10:59am 

 Residents search through rubble amid scenes of devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on November 13, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.
Residents search through rubble amid scenes of devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan on November 13, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.
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JACKSON HEIGHTS — Residents looking to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan can drop off supplies and donations this weekend in the neighborhood.

Democratic District Leader Jessica Ramos said a drive will be held Sunday, Nov. 17 in front of the Post Office on 37th Avenue between 78th and 77th Streets, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The most-needed items include gently-used clothing, new underwear and socks.

They'll also collect canned foods and personal hygiene items. 

A similar drive will be held Sunday at St. Joan of Arc Parish after the monthly Filipino mass, which begins at 1:30 p.m. 

The parish's Filipino-American Society will collect clothing, canned goods and monetary donations at the church, on 35th Avenue between 82nd and 83rd street, when the mass finishes at around 2:30 p.m.

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