Plainview's Eric Klein, an avid baseball player with the Plainview Little League, thought his bar mitzvah project should help other baseball players who might need a hand.
With the help of the league, Eric has organized an equipment drive for communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Donations are being collected on Sunday, March 10, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Plainview Little League clubhouse on Washington Avenue.
Some South Shore communities, including Long Beach, saw devastating flooding from the wrath of Hurricane Sandy in late October. Many people and organizations lost everything. Some teams and individuals lost their sporting goods.
That is where Eric's project, part of his preparation for his Bar Mitzvah at Temple Chaverim in Plainview, comes in. The Plainview Little League is collecting They are collecting all baseball and softball equipment; bats, gloves, and balls to donate to those groups in need.