The AUGUST / SUMMER 2014 package shipment: as of September 28th, with a few exceptions, delivery has been completed.

Christmas packages will be collected starting mid-October thru the first weekend in November, with the exception of Atlanta, Portland and Seattle, where pickup will be the last week in September.

Christmas-Oct/Nov package collection: WE WILL ALSO BE COLLECTING BOOK SHIPMENTS addressed to TO SCHOOLS/LIBRARIES in Latvia.  Delivery to be expected at the beginning of the New Year. Please provide a contact name and telephone number at the receiving institution.

East coast pickup dates for CHRISTMAS 2014 shipment:
Click here for:
midwest dates                   Click here for: west coast dates

Boston, MA: Boston Latvian Ev. Luth. Church - 58 Irving Street, Brookline, MA:       Saturday, November 1 from 2:30-4 pm                             

Catskills: Rota, Elka Park, NY: please call!

Philadelphia, PA: St. Johns Latvian Ev. Luth. Church, 301 N. Newtown St Rd., Newtown Sq, PA:
  Saturday, November 1 @ 3 pm.

East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ:  
  Saturday, November 1 @ 5 pm

Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705:           
   Saturday, October 25 @ 1 pm

Lancaster, PA: Friday, October 31@ 4 pm

Manchester, CT: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation, Spring and Garden Street (21 Garden St), please call!

Poughkeepsie, NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603:       
  Sunday, Nov 2 from 9-10 am.                                                            

Priedaine: New Jersey Latvian Society, Freehold, NJ: please call - (973) 744-6565 x. 5.

Rochester, NY:@ the residence of Edīte Jordan 130 Ellingwood Drive, Rochester, NY: please call!

Long Island: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY:
   Saturday, October 25 @ 10 am

Syracuse, NY: at the residence of Peter Zarins, 8536 Indian Hill Road, Manlius, NY: please call!

Washington, DC / Rockville, MD: Washington Latvian Lutheran Church 400 Hurley Ave, Rockville, MD: NB: SATURDAY, November 1 from 9:30-10:45 am

Wilmington, DE: Baidins Residence 1104 Windon Dr., Wilmington, DE:                                  
   Saturday, November 1 @ 1:30 pm

Midwest and Southern States schedule & addresses for small package collection points for the Christmas 2014 shipment:
Click here for: east coast dates                Click here for: west coast dates

Atlanta, GA: 2131 Meadowbrook Ln, Marietta, GA 30067: (please contact:               Monday, September 29th

St. Petersburg, FL: St Petersburg Latvian Society - 1705 9th Ave, N. St. Petersburg, FL          
Saturday, October 18th from 2-3 pm          

Indianapolis, IN: Latvian Community Center - 1008 W. 64 Street, Indianapolis, IN:
   Monday, October 20 @ 6 pm

Chicago, IL: two locations:
St. Peter's  Church - 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL: Wednesday, October 22 @ 1 pm.  (please allow for potential traffic-related delays

AND FRIDAY evening, October 24th in Chicago @ approx 7pm - near Ashland/Addison Aves: please call!

Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 1853 N. 75 St., Milwaukee, WI:    
  Wednesday, October 22 @ 5 pm        

Minneapolis, MN: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 3152 17th Ave., S. Minneapolis, MN 55407
  Thursday, October 23 @12 noon

Three Rivers, MI: Latvijas Ciemā: 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI:        
  Saturday, October 25 @ 11am

Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo Latvian Community Center - 100 Cherry Hill Dr., Kalamazoo, MI:
   Saturday, October 25 @ 12 noon

Grand Rapids, MI: Latvian Community Center - 504 Grand Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI: please call!

Detroit, MI: St. Paul Latvian Ev.Luth Congregation- 30623 W12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI:
   Saturday, October 25@ 5 pm           

Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Latvian Ev Luth Congregation 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107:  
  Sunday, October 26@ 10am    

West Coast schedule & addresses for small package collection points
for the 2014  Christmas  shipment

Click here for: east coast dates           Click here for: midwest dates

San Francisco area: at the residence of Mara Sidlow, 1563 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
   Saturday, October 11th from 10am-1 pm.

Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Latvian Community Center - 1955 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA:
Sunday, October 19th from 10am-12noon

Portland, OR: Latvian Community Center - 5500 Dosch Road, Portland, OR
Sunday, September 28th from 9-10:45 am.

Seattle, WA: Latvian Community Center - 11710 3rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA
Thursday, September 25th from 11am-12 noon

If you send (UPS/USPS) your packages to our warehouse in NJ, please kindly ensure that they are scheduled to arrive by Friday, October 31, 2014. Please send as below to our warehouse address:

Your name, package registration no.
c/o Latvian American Shipping Line
530 Duncan Ave,
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Please follow rules for packages destined for the European Union. Declare values in Euros, please make sure personal packages do not exceed 45 euros in value per package to one individual. Please see exchange rate on the right of this page!  Please limit weight to 30-35 lbs (or less) per box (suggested dimensions 20"x18"x18"); heavier boxes will be repackaged at an additional charge to shipper, or sent via air cargo at air cargo rates; recipient will be responsible for customs clearance at Riga airport.

9/24/14: 45 euro = $57.51 USD

$ x .77 = euro 

For humanitarian aid boxes: If sending only one box, please address the shipment to an individual at the receiving organization.  If your shipment consists of several to many boxes, please call us in advance so that we can discuss the best options for handling this type of shipment.

If you do not have access to the above pickup locations, please contact us, we can provide a pickup
service at a nominal additional fee. Registration numbers can be obtained above but also by phone:
973-744-6565 x. 5 or 201-760-6427 or email:

Thank you!

December 22, 2014
45 EUR = 55.1700 USD
1 USD = 0.815 EUR

Latvian American Shipping Line

19 N. Mountain Ave, Montclair, N.J. 07042-1810, USA
(973) 744-6565,
(973) 746-7222,