Keep up the great work!

posted about 6 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 about 6 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 about 6 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!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to cook/deliver hot dinner to Rockaways

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Can you help us get hot food to tenants in the Rockaways tonight, one of the hardest hit areas? Meet ASAP at St. Jacobi's church - at 5406 4th Avenue (54th St & 4th Ave) in Sunset Park, BK - to help us cook food and caravan it out there,…

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Food, Water, Flashlights Needed

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Alert: Please bring donations of Food, Water, Flashlights & Batteries to 46 Hester St in LES. Urgent

Supply Drop Off Locations

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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DROP-OFF LOCATIONS Red Hook Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St

Park Slope Residence 258 15th St, apt #2

Sunset Park St. Jacobi Church 5406 4th Ave

Williamsburg Residence 75 Powers St. #2, 11211

Bedstuy Residence 136 Jefferson Ave, apt 2 11216

Harlem Residence 47 saint nicholas avenue #4d btw 112…

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Food Donations Needed - Wed-Fri, 10am-3pm

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Non-perishable food donations are needed at East Village Access, which provides services for people with mental illness. 242 East 2nd Street (between Avenue C and B) on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 10AM and 3PM.

Phone Bank Volunteers Needed

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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This need is met, stay tuned for more! We are looking for a few people willing to help us handle the volume of calls we are receiving. You can help us provide information to people with needs, and those who want to help.

You need a.) a phone; b.) a…

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Help needed at Brooklyn Technical HS (29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn)

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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An update from Mesiah in nearby Downtown Brooklyn:

‎"I just spoke to Brooklyn Tech High School evacuation center who have confirmed that 500+ seniors and people with disabilities are on their way in, so there is an urgent need for volunteers. Overnight is really important, particularly 11pm-8am.

Duties might include…

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Chinatown needs our help!

posted about 6 years ago by morgan
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At this time we have met or are meeting all needs that have been logged - of course there are countless more to come as people get back on their feet. We simply have to wait for them. However, something you can do NOW is help out Chinatown:

CAAAV is…

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Day 1 End-Of-Day UPDATE

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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We're hard at work matching volunteer offers with on-the-ground needs, canvassing neighborhoods and connecting with local churches, organizations and city agencies to assess the needs.

In the meantime, you can help by:

1) Following us on twitter: @OccupyWallStNYC, @350, @OccupySandy, and @Occuweather are all great sources of info! So is…

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Food/Water, Flashlights Needed

posted about 6 years ago by morgan
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EDIT (5pm): LIGHTING IS NOW MOST CRITICAL NEED. If anyone can give or lend a generator to help out this elderly community, as well as lights/flashlights, that would be very very welcome. Let's get this done before nightfall! Please comment below if you can help.

Recently added aid request (12:40pm):…

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The #SANDYVOLUNTEER effort is growing!

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Astoria Recovers is up and going! Check out astoria.recovers.org or call 347.669.4394 to help out.

And if you want to start a recovers.org organizing page in your affected community, email support@recovers.org!

Solidarity!

-Justin #SandyVolunteer

Assessing needs

posted about 6 years ago by JustinOWS
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Hey folks, we are looking for volunteers to get into affected neighborhoods and canvass w/ a clipboard to determine NEEDS. Can you help? Call us at (646) 580-7473 or sign up directly here:

http://notes.occupy.net/p/SandyCanvas

Let's get into the streets and help people clean up from this horrific disaster!

-Justin Wedes,…

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Disaster Resources - NYC

posted about 6 years ago by caitria
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Check out the resources available here at http://www.governor.ny.gov/.

Hurricane Sandy Helpline for New York State Residents: 1–888-769-7243