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White Plains Organizations Help Those Impacted By Sandy

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Residents still without power looking for a warm meal or shower, or a place to charge their electronic devices can visit one of the following White Plains community organizations:

  • St. Gregory Church, 1131 North St., is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for warmth, electricity and coffee. Contact Councilman Dennis Krolian at 914- 263-1020 if you would like to go over to the church and he will call ahead to make sure you are welcomed.
  • Grace Church Community Center, on the corner of Main and Church streets, has hot midday meals served daily, including soup, through its client services. Contact Paul Anderson-Winchell at 914-497-9945.
  • Mental Health Association of Westchester, which services people with mental health disabilities, will ensure these individuals have what they need. Contact Amy Kohn at 914-330-6718.
  • ArtsWestchester will have a coffee pot going at its headquarters, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., as well as power strips for those who need them. See an exhibit while you charge. Contact Janet Langsam at 914-428-4220.
  • United Way’s 2-1-1 connects people looking for information about storm recovery with the appropriate resources. It also lessens pressure to 9-1-1 and other government agencies. United Way also is initiating a Westchester Disaster Recovery Fund in collaboration with Westchester County. This will address long-term recovery, after immediate response efforts have been completed. Contact Shannon Cobb at 203-300-3300.
  • The Volunteer Center of United Way assesses volunteer needs and posting opportunities for people to help on its website . You also can contact Alisa Kesten at 914-980-2574.

There still are 4,666 customers without power in White Plains as of 11 a.m. Monday, according to the Con Edison power outage map.

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