Sandy relief efforts on the North Fork

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KATHARINE SCHROEDER FILE PHOTO | Naomi Cichanowicz, 8, collects donations at a fundraising relay race event for Hurricane Sandy victims Sunday.

Across the North Fork, benefits for victims of Hurricane Sandy are springing up.

A by-no-means complete list is below. Please contact Times/Review to have any additional events added to our online listings.

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•Southold Rotary and its youth Interact Club will hold a food drive at the Cutchogue King Kullen from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 11, to help local food pantries and other Suffolk residents affected by Sandy.

• The Riverhead Knights of Columbus are holding a food drive on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Riverhead King Kullen to benefit the food pantries at St. Isidore R.C. and St. John the Evangelist churches.

• A coalition of local businesses, including San Simeon by the Sound in Greenport, Catapano Dairy Farm in Peconic, Greenport Wines and Spirits and JABS in Mattituck are all gathering cleaning supplies, toiletries, generators, food and other supplies, as well as gift cards, for distribution to the Red Cross for hurricane victims.

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San Simeon will continue to accept  non-perishable/clothing/supplies/gift card donations until Friday, Nov. 9 after that they will be the following businesses who will continue to collect donations until Saturday, Nov. 10, for distribution to the Red Cross

JABS, 605 Pike Street, Mattituck NY 11952
(indoor and outdoor collections)

Catapano Dairy Farm, 33705 North Road, Peconic, NY 11958

Greenport Wines and Spirits, 132 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944

• Town & Country Real Estate is donating a portion of each of their rental commissions to the American Red Cross and the Group for the East End to help with the relief efforts. They are also collecting clothing and soft goods at their offices, for distribution in Breezy Point on Nov. 23.

• First Parish Church in Northville, on the corner of Sound Avenue and Church Lane, will be collecting cleaning supplies; toiletries; underwear and socks for men, women and children; warm clothes such as sweatshirts, hats, gloves; blankets; non-perishable food; and bottled water. Emergency response kits will be made and distributed throughout Long Island. Food items can be dropped off at the church on Sundays between 10:30 a.m. and noon. For more information, contact Pastor Dianne Rodriguez at 516-673-1231.

• Peconic River Yoga in Riverhead is collecting non-perishable food for the Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library’s community outreach and for the Riverhead food pantry. For more information, call 369-9569.

• Church of the Redeemer on Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck is collecting non-perishable food, warm clothing, baby supplies, bottled water, hand sanitizer, blankets, pillows and sheets, as well as sturdy boxes to transport the donations to a collection site in Suffolk County. Call ahead to make sure someone is at the church: 298-4277.

• Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead is working with Long Island Cares to collect and distribute ready-to-eat non-perishable food, personal care items, blankets, coats and baby items. Donations can be dropped off at the aquarium between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

• The Riverhead Fire Department is collecting goods for storm victims. Click here to learn more.

• Suffolk County National Bank is matching relief donations up to $25,000.

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