Tell us about your experience so far!

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear volunteers,

As we enter the second month of recovery and rebuilding efforts, we'd like to pause for a second to ask you "How's it going?"

Please take a moment to fill out this: Volunteer Experience Survey

(In case the link above doesn't work, you can go to http://bit.ly/sandysurvey to…

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URGENT: Help us keep the bureaucracy out of our People's Recovery

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Occupy Sandy volunteer,

Today, our hard-working responders out in Staten Island got word from the Mayor's Office that all outdoor and sidewalk relief efforts must shut down immediately. They also learned that sidewalk pop-up free mutual aid stations like the ones we've set up across the city will be considered…

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We want to thank you.

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteer,

You are cordially invited to kick back and relax for a few hours this week in appreciation of all of your hard work and dedication to Occupy Sandy relief!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What: Occupy Sandy Volunteer Appreciation Party When: Wednesday, November 28, 9pm-?? Where: The Bell House, 149 7th…

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Looking for the next Sandy leaders...

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Friends-

It's been nearly 3 weeks since Hurricane Sandy hit, and over 60,000 of you have come out, signed up, and gone to work rebuilding NYC with us.

With so many volunteers - and so much work still left to do - we need leaders. Not the type who rule…

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A pat on your back.

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

It's been over 2 weeks since we began to mobilize our Occupy Sandy recovery effort, and the results have been tremendous: over 50,000 registered volunteers, dozens of recovery sites and so many lives touched.

Some of the things they're saying about us:

“It may look like chaos…But…

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Let's clean up Canarsie tomorrow!

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Hi all,

A request from our friend and City Councilman Jumaane Williams tomorrow:

WHERE: Holy Family Church 9719 flatlands ave Brooklyn ny 11236 (98th Strret and Flatlands Ave)

TIME: Supplies needed by 11:30. People from Noon to 3pm (possibly more if we're having fun)

WHAT: Going door-to-door to do assessments…

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We want to stay in touch with you.

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear SandyVolunteers,

How does it feel to be part of something amazing? We are building a people-powered recovery network that is literally busting apart the old paradigm of disaster relief. Each day, thousands of us are overcoming apathy and taking action to build a better world together.

Now let's share…

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Get out to the Rockaways this weekend!

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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A message from our partners at New York Communities for Change (NYCC):

These are the locations for volunteering on Saturday in the Rockaways. We will be canvassing for long-term assessments around repairs, insurance, mortgage issues, unemployment, etc.

Volunteers are meeting at 11am:

15-26 Central Ave, Far Rockaway, Councilman Sanders Office…

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It's snow-storming in NYC. Can you help?

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Friends-

Today we got word that the federal government has begun shutting down its disaster centers "due to weather".

No joke.

This is serious, people. Nearly 1,000,000 New Yorkers are still without power, and the snow and cold air are literally freezing us.

Will you commit to volunteering with us…

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Hamilton-Madison House, Inc. and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Inc. will host a Gathering and Warming Center located at 50 Madison Street, NYC, NY 10038

posted about 6 years ago by volunteer
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Hamilton-Madison House, Inc. and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Inc. will host a Gathering and Warming Center located at 50 Madison Street, NYC, NY 10038 in the gym from Wednesday, November 7th till Sunday, November 11th from the hours of 8am till 5pm. Many residents of the Lower East Side are…

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Local Churches and Organizations

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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If you are a local church, nonprofit, shelter or other organization helping provide relief, you can be an administrator on this site. If you are not part of a local organization, you can help us by approaching them with the information in this post.

Administrators can post news on the…

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Thank you.

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear volunteer,

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your tremendous support this past week.

The whole world is watching us in NYC, seeing how neighbors are taking care of each other, chefs are cooking, carpenters building, and thousands are packing up and delivering vital aid to communities…

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Volunteers still needed on the Lower East Side at GOLES

posted about 6 years ago by luckytran
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It's still critical here in the Lower East Side and tomorrow it will be no different.

We still need people to come out and volunteer to spread the word about relief options.

169 Avenue B, between East 10th and East 11th Streets. Volunteers should arrive between 12pm and we'll be…

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Supplies Needed at GOLES

posted about 6 years ago by Phonebank Volunteer3
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GOLES is running low on supplies.

The list below can dropped off at 6th street community center. 638 east 6th st. Between avenue b and ave c. Contact is Citlalic and Howard. 212 677 1863.

-Diapers -Baby Items, baby foods ( lots) -Batteries -Flashlights & candles -Peanut Butter & Jelly…

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FEMA & City Assistance Update

posted about 6 years ago by Phonebank Volunteer3
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If you are not affected but looking to help, print out this information and distribute it to affected residents. There is a version formated for printing here

FEMA ASSISTANCE Affected by Sandy? Please visit FEMA.gov/Sandy for information on how to apply for federal assistance, tips on returning home, and updates…

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