Hurricane Sandy Relief

November 01, 2012 -

Many local communities are in need of assistance post-Sandy, here is a resource guide on some available ways to help the relief effort...


RED CROSS
For info on how to donate funds (online, via text or in-person) and volunteer:
http://www.nyredcross.org/?nd=new_york_city
For info on giving blood how to locate the nearest blood drive:
http://www.redcrossblood.org/

World Vision
An organization providing supplies and food to children and families affected by natural disaster:
http://donate.worldvision.org/OA_HTML/xxwv2ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?funnel=dn&item=1753180&go=item&section=10339&

AmeriCare
Tthe AmeriCare Disaster Relief Fund, which aims to supply resources to the victims of natural disaster:
http://www.americares.org/?linkid=donationlogo/

Feeding America
 A network of food banks, delivering food to those in need. Find the nearest food banks and how to donate:
http://feedingamerica.org/how-we-fight-hunger/programs-and-services/network-programs/disaster-relief/hurricane-sandy.aspx

OCCUPY Sandy Relief
A coalition of people & organizations dedicated to implementing aid and establishing hubs for neighborhood resource distribution:
http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy/


NEW YORK CITY

City Harvest
An organization working to provide food to the affected areas in all five boroughs:
http://www.cityharvest.org/hurricanesandy

NYC Service
Find out the time and location of volunteer opportunities. Also, sign up to help clean up NYC parks:
http://www.nycservice.org/

United Way of New York City
Fill out a volunteer interest form and help with the relief and clean-up efforts in all five boroughs:
http://action.unitedwaynyc.org/page/s/sandy-volunteer-interest-form

Salvation Army (NY Division)
Donate money online to the Salvation Army Hurricane Sandy Relief and learn about the many food drop locations in the Greater New York area:
http://www.use.salvationarmy.org/gnyd

Hope for New York
Learn about meeting times and locations for volunteer opportunities around New York City:
http://hfny.org/hurricane/#needs

New York Cares
Discover Hurricane Sandy-specific volunteer opportunities:
http://newyorkcares.org/volunteer/disaster/

Food Bank for NYC
Provides food and emergency meals to New Yorkers, see website for info on volunteer opportunities:
http://www.foodbanknyc.org/

Team Rubicon
Donate to this disaster relief program that utilizes the skills and experience of military veterans along with medical professionals to deploy emergency response teams:
https://fundraise.teamrubiconusa.org/checkout/donation?cid=5643

The Humane Society
Assisting animals and families who had to evacuate New York and New Jersey areas:
https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Donation2?df_id=11020&11020.donation=form1&s_src=webdn_sandy_ws102912

ASPCA
Accepting donations, their efforts provide relief to animals in need of assistant as a result of Hurricane Sandy:
https://donate.aspca.org/donate/Donations/Website/Website_Membership_HS.aspx?PlacementID=3001583


BROOKLYN

Brooklyn Community Foundation
100% of your money donation will go towards helping Brooklyn communities and organizations affected by Hurricane Sandy:
https://connect.brooklyncommunityfoundation.org/brooklyn-recovery-fund

Red Hook Recovers
Find out when and where to donate food and supplies to Red Hook, Brooklyn. Also, receive updates on relief efforts and learn how to volunteer your time:
https://redhook.recovers.org/

Red Hook Initiative
Provides emergency supplies, hot meals, access to power and communications and coordinate community volunteer efforts:
http://www.rhicenter.org/index.html


QUEENS

The Meat Hook Rockaways Relief
This Brooklyn-based butchery shop is cooking meals and collecting supplies to those affected in the Rockaways. Learn when and where to drop off food and supplies HERE.

Astoria Recovers
Find out where to volunteer and what supplies are needed to help the residents of Astoria, Queens:
https://astoria.recovers.org/


STATEN ISLAND


Staten Island Recovers
Stay up-to-date about the relief efforts in Staten Island and find out what supplies to donate:
https://statenisland.recovers.org/


NEW JERSEY

Community Food Bank of NJ
Find out how to donate money to the Food Bank and where to drop of food and supplies to help those in New Jersery:
http://www.njfoodbank.org/

The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
Contribute online to this organization that provides food and other disaster relief for people impacted by Hurricane Sandy at the Jersey Shore and Ocean Counties:
http://www.foodbankmoc.org/

 

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