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UPDATE 3 – SANDY: How To Help

UPDATE 3 – SANDY: How To Help

Hurricane Sandy brought enormous destruction — but  there are plenty of ways to help out.  Here’s a list.  Add your own ideas and organizations in the comments and we’ll move them up into the post as we keep updating it.

FEMA volunteer links

Red Cross: As always, the Red Cross is a great first stop.

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

Local options:

NEW: h/t to Melissa Byrne

Occupy is on the case;
Find ways to help at

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

    For animals, services offered through:

    Focus on kids:

    Catholic Charities

    Jewish Federation Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

    Union for Reform Judiasm Disaster Relief Fund

    Repair the World

    Uri L’Tzedek

    Salvation Army

    • Donate at 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

    Craig Newmark 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).

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

    Google Person Finder – Embed in Your Site

    Watch this space for updates.


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    8:29PM PST on Nov 13, 2012

    Thank-you for posting the information for those who can use it.

    8:27PM PST on Nov 13, 2012

    Thank-you for posting the information for those who can use it.

    7:58AM PST on Nov 12, 2012

    Thanks Cynthia for sharing the update.

    12:25PM PST on Nov 11, 2012


    All funds donated through this free click during November go to pets effected by Sandy, please click every day:

    7:04PM PST on Nov 10, 2012


    3:29AM PST on Nov 7, 2012

    Thanks for the info.

    11:18PM PST on Nov 6, 2012

    Thank you.

    1:28AM PST on Nov 6, 2012

    Thanks for the info

    8:19PM PST on Nov 5, 2012

    Thanks for the information.

    3:24PM PST on Nov 5, 2012


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