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PLEASE HELP HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS: Desperate Lower Manhattan Struggles For Water, Food, Communication

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On November 2, 2012 @ 1:20 pm In Manhattan,Water,Weather | No Comments

Volunteers at Henry Street Settlement are organizing supplies this morning. Photo via The Lo-Down NY [8]

Places in need of volunteers today:

GOLES, 171 Ave B between 10th & 11th St Friday & Saturday between 12-6 pm Knocking on doors to distribute supplies, calling members to make sure they’re ok, posting information, coordinating, etc.

CAAAV, 46 Hester St Friday 10 am-5 pm Knocking on doors to distribute supplies and information.

Help the Smith Apartments, 46 Madison St Friday 10 am- 5 pm Bringing water, food and information to elderly residents stuck in their apartments.

Henry Street Settlement, 265 Henry St Friday, 10:45 am Distributing food to the elderly population

If you are in need of help yourself, want to donate food or supplies or want to check for the latest volunteer opportunities [8], please visit the Lower East Side Recovers website [9]for more info.

Or if you are unable to volunteer but would still like to help by making a cash donation, please go to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City [10]. 100% of these donations will be dispersed to relief organizations helping victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Photos via BoweryBoogie [11] and The Lo-Down NY [12]


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[6] Many seniors: http://www.thelodownny.com/2012/11/concern-grows-for-elderly-residents-at-seward-park-co-op/

[7] the past few days: http://www.boweryboogie.com/2012/11/post-your-les-sandy-rescue-and-relief-info-here/

[8] The Lo-Down NY: http://www.thelodownny.com/2012/11/friday-morning-call-for-volunteers-donations/

[9] Lower East Side Recovers website : https://lowereastside.recovers.org/

[10] the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City: https://www.nyc.gov/html/fund/html/donate/donate.shtml

[11] BoweryBoogie: http://www.boweryboogie.com/2012/11/national-guard-brings-relief-down-houston/

[12] The Lo-Down NY: http://www.thelodownny.com/

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