Mary MuellerSep 29, 2017, 6:02 pmSep 30, 2017, 6:40 am

Westchester officials announce collection drive to get supplies to Puerto Rico

People across the county can leave supplies like diapers and canned goods at local government offices

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The county’s Hurricane Relief for Puerto Rico will be led by dozens of volunteers from the Westchester County Department of Social Services (DSS). It will continue at least through the end of November.

Monetary donations for the purchase of essential supplies and/or the shipping of same may be made by Chase Quick Pay or starting on Monday, October 2, via PayPal to: PRRelief@westchestergov.com.

Please visit www.westchestergov.com or email PRRelief@westchestergov.com to learn more.

In particular, supplies being sought include:

· Baby formula
· Baby wipes
· Blankets
· Bottled water
· Canned and dry pet food
· Canned milk
· Canned, non-perishable foods
· Diapers
· Dish soap
· Extension cords
· First-aid kits
· Garbage bags
· Ground fault protectors
· Hand sanitizer
· Laundry detergents
· Mosquito repellant
· Pain relief medicine
· Pillows
· Ropes
· Safety glasses
· Stomach and diarrhea relief medicine
· Towels
· Tarps
· Work gloves

Collection bins will be located at the following county offices during regular business hours:

· Westchester County Office Building, 148 Martine, Ave., White Plains
· DSS Central Office, 112 E. Post Rd., White Plains
· Mount Vernon District Office, 100 East First St.
· Peekskill District Office, 750 Washington St.
· White Plains District Office, 85 Court St.
· Yonkers District Office, 131 Warburton Ave.
· Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains

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