To help aid victims of Superstorm Sandy who are now doing battle with the brutal cold snap that is affecting our region, Masjid Omar (The Islamic Center of Brighton Beach) and ICNA Relief USA will be partnering to bring a distribution of basic necessities and free medical camp to the community, January 25 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Masjid Omar, 232 Neptune Avenue between Brighton 7th Street and Brighton 8th Street.
FEMA representatives will be on hand to provide help and information. Residents should also be aware that Monday, January 28, is the last day that they will be able to apply for federal assistance from FEMA.
ICNA Relief USA provides disaster relief and social services to underserved populations within the United States. Among the items that ICNA Relief USA and Masjid Omar will help to distribute are comforters, heaters, jeans, coats, cleaning supplies, and more.