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You Can Help: Queensborough Collects For Hurricane Victims

Published: November 09, 2012

QCC Collection CenterQueensborough Community College operated a Hurricane Sandy collection center during the days and weeks following the storm. The College collected enough coats, cleaning supplies, toiletries, diapers, flashlights, etc. to fill several dozen boxes. The donations are to be packed up and shipped to relief agencies.

Food donations can be still be delivered to QCC's Science Cafe, on the first floor of the Science Building, through Friday, November 16. The food drive has been organized by Metropolitan Food Service.

You can also help QCC students impacted by Sandy by sending a text.

Text a gift of $10 via smart phone to “80077” and enter the message code “QCC” in the text box. A reply message will ask you to text “YES” to verify that you want to make the donation. Contributions will be billed to your mobile phone bill. Message and data rates will apply.

Don’t have a smart phone? Call in your credit card donation to the Office of Institutional Advancement/QCC Fund, Inc. at 718-281-5144. Or you can send a check made payable to QCC Fund/Sandy.

Mail checks to:

QCC Fund, Inc.
c/o Office of Inst. Advancement, Room A-508
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364

If you have internet access, visit http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/give/index.html, click on “Give to QCC” and complete the form.