NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Ida pummeled the region, homes in Queens are still unlivable.
Furniture has yet to be replaced.
At First Baptist Church in East Elmhurst, organizations are helping families replace water-soaked mattresses.
As CBS2’s Christina Fan reported, a massive tractor trailer had 250 mattresses inside it Wednesday morning. Just a few hours into the giveaway, the supplies were gone. That’s how high demand is in this community.
There was gratitude in front of First Baptist Church, where flood-ravaged families lined up for hours, hoping to get their hands on a good night’s sleep for the...