Westport Sunrise Rotary has established a fundraising program to support the needs of people in Westport and on Staten Island, N.Y., in the wake of devastation from Hurricane Sandy.

The club will contribute the funds raised directly to both Westport Human Services and the Rotary Club of Staten Island, earmarked for Hurricane Sandy hardship cases, according to a release.

Members from Westport Sunrise Rotary and the student Rotary Club at Quinnipiac University in Hamden traveled to Staten Island's Midland Beach area to work with the Rotary Club of Staten Island and other local Rotary clubs in the stricken area. The volunteers unloaded supplies at a central depot on Father Capodanno Boulevard and delivered them to neighborhood locations.

To donate, visit www.westportsunriserotary.com/ and click on the "Donate" button. A check may also be made out to "Hurricane Sandy Relief" and mailed to SR 21st Century Foundation, c/o Westport Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 43, Westport CT 06881-0043.