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Nassau Orgs Team Up to Help Long Beach Kids

Residents and businesses can donate sports equipment through Aug. 26.

The Nassau County Police Third Precinct Headquarters. Photo credit: Geoffrey Walter
The Nassau County Police Third Precinct Headquarters. Photo credit: Geoffrey Walter
Editor's Note: This article was written by Geoffrey Walter.

The Nassau County Police Department, Police Activity League and the Children’s Sport Connection are joining forces to distribute donated sporting equipment to children in Long Beach affected by Hurricane Sandy.

The equipment will be distributed to children who use the Long Beach Martin Luther King Center, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy. 

The center reopens on Aug. 31. 

Donations of gently used and new sports equipment will be collected through Aug. 26 at the following Police Precincts and PAL locations:

Open 24 Hours
  • Police Headquarters – 1490 Franklin Avenue, Mineola
  • First Precinct - 900 Merrick Road, Baldwin
  • Second Precinct - 7700 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury
  • Second Precinct Policing Center - 286 Wantagh Avenue, Levittown
  • Third Precinct -214 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park
  • Third Precinct Policing Center -100 Community Drive, Manhasset
  • Fourth Precinct -1699 Broadway, Hewlett
  • Fourth Precinct Policing Center -1655 Dutch Broadway, Elmont
  • Seventh Precinct -3636 Merrick Road, Seaford
Call for Hours
  • Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Athletic Center, Home of Nassau County PAL Headquarters - 167 Broadway, Hicksville (516-573-2250)
  • New Hyde Park PAL-375 Denton Avenue, New Hyde Park (516-248-2442)
  • Roosevelt PAL- 104 Nassau Road, Roosevelt (email nassaurd@aol.com)
  • Massapequa PAL- 510 Parkside Boulevard, Massapequa (516-541-3621)
  • Merrick PAL- 2276 City Place, Merrick (516-867-6279)
  • Bethpage PAL- 428 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage (516-942-4788)
  • Farmingdale PAL- 31 Front Street, Farmingdale (516-249-6825)

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