Westchester residents open their hearts to hurricane victims

Residents throughout Westchester opened their hearts to hurricane victims on Monday.

Many spent the Labor Day holiday not as a day of rest, but working hard to collect food, supplies and money for those hardest hit by Katrina's wrath.

In Pleasantville, the Ambulance Corps headquarters have become a collection site for "Feed the Children." Organizers say they are trying to collect food, baby supplies, pet supplies, paper goods, and cleaning items to send to Louisiana.

In Mount Vernon, dozens flocked to the CVS plaza to bring in their donations. In Tarrytown, some volunteer firefighters held a car wash to raise money for hurricane victims. They say their donations are going to the Red Cross.And in Yonkers volunteer cadets with the Air Force Auxiliary's Civil Air Patrol collected cash for Mayor Phil Amicone?s (R-Yonkers) hurricane relief effort. The money will go directly to hurricane victims.

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