Supplies & Chinese Translation Needed

posted almost 7 years ago by Phonebank Volunteer3
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CAAAV 46 Hester St Frnt A contact: (212) 473-6485, justice@caaav.org Specific Donation Requests at CAAAV: Water bottles C, D, AA, AAA batteries (and one 9 volt battery) Food (hot at lunch, non-perishable/bread/cookies) Some bottles of Ensure (Glucerna shake) for the elderly, vitamins for the elderly Generator (for shelter at 350…

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What a day!

posted almost 7 years ago by JustinOWS
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Dear Sandy Volunteers,

Today you all showed an INCREDIBLE amount of volunteerism and support for this growing effort.

Tomorrow, as the weekend starts, we anticipate even more volunteers coming in, so we're opening a new volunteer hub in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, conveniently-located to all major bus/subway routes and not far…

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Contractor Needed

posted almost 7 years ago by volunteer
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My apartment was flooded knee deep. The water has drained out. Right now my most urgent need is to find a contractor to a) come dry out the apt and b) if needed, replace the Sheetrock, insulation, and flooring, as I'm very concerned about the apartment becoming (even more) filled…

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Car needed to pick up donations

posted almost 7 years ago by volunteer
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Congregation Shaare Zedek on the Upper West Side has collected a big donation of food, water and batteries for the LES. We are looking for someone with a car to help deliver these items to 10th street and Avenue D, where we will partner with Operation Blessing to distribute these…

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Storage for Displaced Residents

posted almost 7 years ago by caitria
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Manhattan Mini Storage, owned by parent company Edison Properties, quickly responded to the devastation of downtown Manhattan by setting up an emergency hotline to help businesses or residents who have been displaced by the storm. They are offering free boxes, a free move and free rent to anyone who has…

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URGENT: Warehouse Space Needed

posted almost 7 years ago by caitria
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We are looking for a large, empty space to stage out of. The donation items and volunteers have overwhelmed our current spaces. We will be unable to accept more volunteers and donations within the next 4 hours.

This is a long-term need, so please refer spaces we can use for…

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UPDATE: Help distributing supplies for elders on Bethune St - NEED BEING MET

posted almost 7 years ago by joshross
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UPDATE: The responses have been fantastic. Carolina says she will need people to help carry the water, batteries, flashlights, etc. up to the residents in the building starting around 4:30 PM today, Friday.

Westbeth at 55 Bethune St is in need of help ASAP. The building residents who remain are…

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Summary of Volunteer Needs for 11/2

posted almost 7 years ago by elana.bulman
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Hello wonderful volunteers! Here is a summary of where you're needed on the Lower East Side 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,…

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Generator Needed

posted almost 7 years ago by volunteer
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Arcane - restaurant on AVE C that was flooded and still needs a generator. Denise Posnak, deniseposnak deniseposnak@gmail.com Phone: 760-415-6543

Help The Smith Apartments

posted almost 7 years ago by JustinOWS
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(From their Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/304301296342491/)

We're bringing water, food, and information up to elderly residents stuck inside their apartments without water or electricity. Organized by offshoot of CAAAV.

Gathering Point: 46 Madison Street (at Oliver), Lower East Side 10AM-5PM

What's needed (in order of importance) 1) You 2) Flashlight +…

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Volunteers and donations needed for GOLES

posted almost 7 years ago by luckytran
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GOLES in the Lower East Side needs:

  1. Donations: We are in need of flashlights, batteries (AA, AAA, D), non perishable food, candles, first aid kits, vehicles or bikes with trailors (to bring supplies around). We are also accepting donations via our website www.goles.org (top right).

  2. On the ground: We need…

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From a friend downtown

posted almost 7 years ago by JustinOWS
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"Almost everywhere in the area was closed. A few feet down from the dumpster where senior citizens were eating from there is an organization called Nazareth housing who help the homeless. I immediately engaged the coordinator there. His name is Michael Callaghan. I introduced myself and told him I was…

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Keep up the great work!

posted almost 7 years ago by JustinOWS
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Seriously. Thank YOU. All of you:

Linsday, Lindsay, Shlomo, Sam, Erica, and the hundreds more of you who are helping out everywhere!

Let's remember to take a break and breath along the way. This is not a sprint, it's a marathon.

Also, a message from an awesome Sandy Volunteer:

"I'm…

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A Message from the Director of CAAV

posted almost 7 years ago by elana.bulman
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Helena Wong, director of CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities letting us know what's up in Chinatown/LES & how we can help out. Let's support CAAAV/support each other:

Dear friends,

WOW! MANY THANKS to all the individuals who dropped off food, canvassed, brought supplies and worked with us all day to help…

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How to Help - Activities Roundup

posted almost 7 years ago by caitria
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Here is an awesome collection of places that are accepting volunteers, blood donations and coordinating other activities. Check with the individual organizations, and check back here from time to time for new posts!