How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

07 Nov, 2012

By Polly Kreisman

Cedar Grove, Staten island (Polly Kreisman)


We thought a roundup of options would be helpful–Local, NY City-wide and National efforts:


Locally:


Furniture Sharehouse provides free furniture to economically disadvantaged individuals and families living in Westchester County, giving them the basic household furnishings that enable them to rebuild their lives and live with dignity.


The Annual St. John’s Bazaar has been moved up a week.  Saturday, November 10th from 10 AM to 3 PM at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Fountain Square, Larchmont.


Donation drive at Vision of Tomorrow Salon Nov. 7-10. Responding to needs posted at helpstatenisland.com


Hampshire Country Club is accepting donations of blankets and winter clothing for men, women and children. All donated items will be given directly to those in need as quickly as possible.


Vintage 1891 will continue to collect supplies for those affected by Sandy Until November 10th. People may bring any items to the restaurant for donation. Also, “our doors are open those with out power to come and warm up, use our free wi fi and charge any electronics.”


 


Some others:


Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City


AllMedia New York page on blood donations, volunteering, and donations


NYC Service


Crowdrise


New York State


Red Cross


Catholic Charities


PayPal


Help the Children


Brooklyn Recovery Fund


Staten Island Recovers


Rockaway Help


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