Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) is joining the Ukrainian Americans of Long Island for a humanitarian collection drive for the suffering people of Ukraine. The drive is the latest expression of American solidarity with the Ukrainian community following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.Lavine has repeatedly issued strong condemnations of the unprovoked aggression by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I am in awe of the courage the Ukrainian civilians have shown in protecting their country and defending it from tyranny. It is now time for us as Americans to do our part to support them,” Lavine said.
Lavine’s office will be collecting urgently needed supplies which will be sent directly to victims of the war in Ukraine.
The following is a suggested list of items that are most in need:
Clothing, toothpaste, dental floss, mouthwash, toothbrushes, soap bars, hand sanitizers, feminine hygiene products, shampoo/conditioner, deodorants, razor/shaving cream, toilet paper, paper towels, wet wipes/baby wipes, baby diapers, microwaves, pots and pans, new sheets, pillowcases, band-aids, gauze, alcohol/disinfectant wipes, boxes of masks, hand warmers, flashlights, nail clippers, hairbrushes, shopping totes/bags
Donations should be delivered to Assemblymember Charles Lavine’s District Office: 1 School Street # 303-B, Glen Cove, NY 11542.
Drop off times: Monday-Friday 10AM-3PM