NYPD Organizes Donation Drive To Help Afghan Refugees In New Jersey – CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was an enormous donation effort in Brooklyn to assist Afghan refugees.
The NYPD organized the drive.
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Vans and vans filled with provides left a warehouse in Sundown Park on Wednesday.
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The objects are going to refugees on the Fort Dix navy base in New Jersey who’re in determined want after leaving all the things behind.
“Neighborhood was overwhelmingly supportive and simply began giving us stuff,” NYPD Captain Adeel Rana stated. “An aged individual, a retailer proprietor, just about simply took his arms and his cabinets and simply grabbed all the things and put it within the baggage to offer it to us … That is what America is. That is what New York is.”
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The objects embody toys for teenagers, in addition to garments, important objects and hygiene merchandise.
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