Here’s a look at more resources for helping the victims of Sandy, both in the U.S. and abroad:
- Operation USA is taking donations online, by phone (800.678.7255) or via $10 text donation (text AID to 50555), with its efforts focusing on Cuba and Haiti.
- ReliefWeb reported that the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has launched preliminary emergency appeals for donations to help victims in Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica.
- In the U.S. roups like Interoccupy and Occupy The Hood are updating their efforts and volunteer and donation needs regularly.
- The Occupy Sandy Relief NYC group posted this list of items requested by the Coney Island Generation Gap, a youth mentorship group:
Clorox cleaner (for molding)
Face masks for cleaning
Plastic gloves for cleaning
Plastic gloves for serving food
Styrofoam food containers with lids
- The group also said volunteers are needed to help local senior citizens clean up their homes and get them to voting locations on Nov. 6.
- Speaking of Election Day, Gothamist has a list here of 60 voting sites in New York City that have been moved. Residents’ voter information can also be checked at this Board of Elections website or by phone at 1.866.VOTE.NYC (866.8683.692).
- The Ali Forney Center, which provides shelter for homeless LGBT youths, is asking for donations after its’ drop-in center in Chelsea was rendered “uninhabitable” by the storm.
- The Red Hook Initiative in Brooklyn has posted an extensive list of supplies needed, and has information on where and how to donate food and volunteer services.
- CBS New York also has this roundup of American Red Cross and Salvation Army chapters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
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