Please see below for AUGUST / SUMMER 2014 collection places and dates.  

Christmas packages will be collected starting mid-October thru the first weekend in November, with the exception of Portland, OR and Seattle, WA, where collection will take place during the last days of September.

AUGUST and OCT/NOV 2014 package collection: WE WILL ALSO BE COLLECTING BOOK SHIPMENTS addressed to TO SCHOOLS/LIBRARIES/ORGANIZATIONS in Latvia.  Please provide a contact name and telephone number at the receiving institution.

East coast pickup dates for august/ summer 2014 shipment:
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midwest dates                   Click here for: west coast dates

Boston, MA: Boston Latvian Ev. Luth. Church - 58 Irving Street, Brookline, MA:                              Tuesday, August 26th from 2-3 pm.

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

Philadelphia, PA: Phila. Latvian Ev Lutheran Congregation, 301 N. Newtown St Rd., Newtown Sq, PA:
Sunday, August 24th at 2 pm   

East Brunswick, NJ: New Brunswick & Lakewood Ev Luth Church, 12 Gates Ave, East Brunswick, NJ: Sunday, August 24th at 4 pm

Yonkers, NY: New York Latvian Ev Luth Church, 254 Valentine Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705:           
Saturday: August 16th at 12:30 pm

Lancaster, PA: see you in May 2014!

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

Poughkeepsie, NY: 2 Merry Hill Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603:                                                              Monday, August 25th  from 5:30-7:00 pm

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             
See you Fall, 2014!

Long Island: Latvian Lutheran Church Congregation - 4 Riga Lane, Melville, NY:                       
Saturday, August 16th  from 10-11 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: Sunday, August 24th  from 9:30-10:45 am

, CT: Willimantic Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - Willimantic, CT: please call - (973) 744-6565 x. 5!

Wilmington, DE: Baidins Residence 1104 Windon Dr., Wilmington, DE:                                  
Sunday, August 24th.

Midwest and Southern States schedule & addresses for small package collection points for the  for the 2014 august / summer shipment:
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Atlanta, GA: 2131 Meadowbrook Ln, Marietta, GA 30067: (please contact:             Next collection: first part of October 

St. Petersburg, FL: St Petersburg Latvian Society - 17905 9th Ave, N. St. Petersburg, FL          
Next collection: first part of October

Indianapolis, IN: Latvian Community Center - 1008 W. 64 Street, Indianapolis, IN:                    
Monday, August 18th, 6 pm.

Chicago, IL: two locations:
St. Peter Church - 450 Forest Preserve Drive, Wood Dale, IL:  Friday, August 22nd at 1 pm: (please allow for potential traffic-related delays) AND FRIDAY evening, August 22nd in Chicago - near Ashland/Addison Aves: approx 8 pm: please call!        

Milwaukee, WI: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 1853 N. 75 St., Milwaukee, WI:           Friday, August 22nd at 5pm

Minneapolis, MN: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 3152 17th Ave., S. Minneapolis, MN 55407
See you in October, 2014!

Three Rivers, MI: Latvijas Ciemā: 10740 Kurzeme Rd, Three Rivers, MI
Saturday, August 23rd at 11 am

Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo Latvian Community Center - 100 Cherry Hill Dr., Kalamazoo, MI
Saturday, August 23rd at 12 noon

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

Saginaw, MI: Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation - 128 N. Elm, Saginaw, MI: please call!

Detroit, MI: St. Paul Latvian Ev.Luth Congregation- 30623 W12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, MI:           Saturday, August 23rd  at 6:00 pm 

Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Latvian Ev Luth Congregation 1385 Andrews Ave, Lakewood,OH 44107:     Sunday, August 24th at 10 am.

West Coast schedule & addresses for small package collection points
for the 
for the 2014  august / summer  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, August 16th.

Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Latvian Community Center - 1955 Riverside Dr., Los Angeles, CA:
See you in October 2014!

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
End of September, 2014:please call if interested!

If you send (UPS/USPS) your packages to our warehouse in NJ, please kindly ensure that they are scheduled to arrive by Friday, August 21, 2014. Warehouse address: 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 30-30 35 lbs per box;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.

7/21/14: 45 euro = $60.84 USD

$ x .74 = 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!

August 20, 2014
45 EUR = 59.6835 USD
1 USD = 0.754 EUR

Latvian American Shipping Line

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