Coney Island, September 21, 2017 – Coney Island businesses are proud to announce that they haveraised over $27,000 through fundraising efforts to help Hurricane Harvey Victims. Businesses that participated include: Applebee’s Grill & Bar, the Brooklyn Cyclones, Coney Island Brewery, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Gargiulo’s Restaurant, Luna Park, Nathan’s Famous, the New York Cosmos, Paul’s Daughter, and Totonno’s. All of the proceeds raised by local businesses will be donated to the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, while the the proceeds raised by the Brooklyn Cyclones will be donated to the Minor League Baseball Charities’ relief efforts.
“We are proud to have brought together a variety of Coney Island businesses to raise funds for thevictims of Hurricane Harvey. We hope these funds will assist in the recovery and rebuilding efforts in Houston and are a small token of support for the City,” said Alexandra Silversmith, Executive Director of the Alliance for Coney Island.
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Alliance for Coney Island
The not-for-profit Alliance for Coney Island, Inc. is a private - public partnership dedicated to continuing the year-round revitalization of Coney Island. The Alliance represents local businesses, nonprofits, and the community, with support from the New York City Council, the Brooklyn Borough President and New York City Economic Development Corporation. More info at www.AllianceforConeyIsland.org .