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Thursday
Nov012012

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help

We hope all of our readers on the East Coast are safe and sound after Hurricane Sandy. I also wanted to share Cynthia Samuels, (who runs the Care2 Cause Channel) terrific compilation of resources on how folks can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Check it out and let me know if you have additional resources to add.

American Red Cross:


Facebook Global Disaster Relief page: all kinds of information and helping opportunities

Craig Newmark of craigslist and craigconnects is offering to match any donations made through his fundraiser (funds will be distributed to the Red Cross, Feeding America, the National Wildlife Federation, and other groups).

FEMA volunteer links

NE Options:


For animals, services offered through:



Focus on kids:


If You Can Code, Here’s How To Help During Sandy’s Looming Aftermath

Google Person Finder – Embed in Your Site

Catholic Charities

Jewish Federation Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Union for Reform Judiasm Disaster Relief Fund

Salvation Army


  • Donate at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org OR

  • Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) OR

  • Text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your phone


Search for open shelters where you can volunteer by texting: SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA)

Click here for more updates.

Reader Comments (1)

I admire what you've done here So much, Allyson. And how much you've been helping people before the storm even started. You're amazing.
November 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTinu

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