Archive for November, 2012

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help in and around New York City

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

We wanted to reach out to our Need Mac Help clients and the greater New York City community with some information on aid organizations that are helping residents that have been impacted by the storm.  If you are a NYC resident who has not been impacted by the storm, these links can also provide ways you can help locally.

Please feel free to contact us if you have recommendations of any local organizations that can help or use help.

NEW YORK CITY WIDE ORGANIZATIONS

ORGANIZATIONS BY BOROUGH:

BROOKLYN

BRONX

  • Volunteer at a Bronx Park – The Parks Dept. is looking for volunteers to help clean up the parks this weekend.
  • World Vision – World Vision is an organization with a focus on children and families in need that is seeking help in cleaning out its Storehouse this weekend.

MANHATTAN

QUEENS

  • Astoria Recovers – Lists of drop off locations where Astoria residents can donate food, water, batteries, cleaning supplies for the Rockaways
  • Powhatan Democratic Club in Astoria is also accepting donations this weekend. Donate:
    Blankets, shirts, socks, sweaters, jackets, sneakers
    Non-Perishable Food (such as Canned Soup, Canned Food)Drop-off location:
    Powhatan Democratic Club
    41-05 Newtown Road, Astoria
    Friday night 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Saturday 1:30pm-4:30pm
    Sunday 12pm-3pm
  • Occupy Sandy  – Rockaways: Drop-off Locations, Needs and Volunteer Info

STATEN ISLAND

NEW JERSEY ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Community Blood Services – New Jersey Blood Bank
  • NJ 2-1-1 – Hurricane Sandy response and recovery information. Scroll to the bottom for volunteer information.

 

 

 


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