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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Joba to help with hurricane relief

By Wallace Matthews

Joba Chamberlain's most important relief appearance of the season will take place tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. outside Gate 2 of Yankee Stadium at 164th St. and Jerome Avenue. Joba will be assisting in the collection of donated relief items for people left homeless and bereft by the Sandy.

Recommended items for donation include:

-- Baby bottles and formula (powdered or liquid)
-- Baby clothes and blankets
-- Baby food (jarred or canned)
-- Dish soap
-- Disinfectant wipes and bleach
-- Heavy duty trash bags
-- Blankets and pillows
-- Coats, sweaters and other warm winter clothing for all ages
-- Non-perishable foods such as bottled water, canned fruits, canned tuna fish, granola bars and energy bars, instant soups, and peanut butter
-- Batteries, especially D
-- Flashlights
-- Gas containers (only government-approved "red" containers)

If you can't make it tomorrow to meet Joba, Gate 2 will be manned 24 hours a day all week long to accept donations.