Where to Buy Supplies for Sandy

If you need to stock up before Monday, the Northwest has some options.

Looking to stock up before Sandy?

According to the Red Cross website, a complete hurricane kit includes the following items:

  • Water—at least a 3 ­day supply; one gallon per person per day
  • Food—at least a 3­ day supply of non­perishable, easy­to­prepare food
  • Flashlight
  • Battery­powered or hand­crank radio (NOAA Weather Radio, if possible)
  • Extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Medications (7­day supply) and medical items (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, cane)
  • Multi­purpose tool
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Cell phone with chargers
  • Family and emergency contact information
  • Extra cash
  • Emergency blanket
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
  • Tools/supplies for securing your home
  • Extra set of car keys and house keys
  • Extra clothing, hat and sturdy shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Camera for photos of damage

If you need to load up before Monday, here are some local options for places you may find what you need.

Grocery Store

  • Acme, 7010 Germantown Avenue, open until 11 p.m.
  • Weavers Way Co-Op, 8424 Germantown Avenue, open until 5 p.m. on Sunday
  • Weavers Way Co-Op, 559 Carpenter Lane, open until 5 p.m. on Sunday
  • Pathmark, 7700 Crittenden Street


  • Cooperman's Pharmacy, 7060 Germantown Avenue
  • Sav-On Pharmacy, 7010 Germantown Avenue
  • CVS, 7065 Lincoln Drive
  • Rite Aid, 8235 Stenton Avenue
  • Rite Aid, 7700 Crittenden Street
  • CVS, 7700 Germantown Avenue
  • Chestnut Hill Pharmacy, 8030 Germantown Avenue

Hardware Store

  • Wow Hardwre and Discount Story, 6325 Stenton Avenue
  • Kilian Hardware, 8450 Germantown Avenue
  • Stanley's Hardware, 5555 Ridge Avenue

Gas Station

  • BP, 8301 Stenton Avenue
  • Lukoil, 800 East Washington Lane
  • Sunoco, 6240 Germantown Avenue
  • Chestnut Hill Shell, 8019 Germantown Avenue
  • Chestnut Hill Sunoco, 10 Bethlehem Pike


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