I was glad yesterday to be part of the event WE ARE ALL ONE at the Empire State Building organized by
~ Society’s Choice , Hampton Daze Magazine ,DEG Production ~ collecting items and food to help people that lost everything after Hurricane Sandy. A lots of people still doesn’t have power!
Here also web sites and numbers to contact for help. Show your love!
Good Will Drop off Location:
Chelsea Good Will Store
103 W. 25th St. at 6th Ave. They close at 8 pm.
For those who are unable to attend and would like to make monetary contributions can do so from this list of local charities in NYC. Thank you!
The Salvation Army is providing meals and shelter. “At this point, in-kind donations, such as used clothing and used furniture, are not being accepted for hurricane relief. However, these items are vital to supporting the day-to-day work of your local Salvation Army,” the organization said Tuesday in a press release.
Text message: Text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation. To confirm the donation, respond with the word “Yes.”
Phone: 800-SAL-ARMY ( 800-725-2769 )
Main site: https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/disaster
New Jersey site: http://www.use.salvationarmy.org/use/www_use_nj.nsf
Greater New York site: http://www.use.salvationarmy.org/gnyd
**HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES**
Many pet owners were able to take their pets with them, but for those who were not, the Humane Society’s Animal Rescue Team is assembling staff and equipment to help rescue pets in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
Online: Humane Society of the United States https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Donation2?df_id=11020&11020.donation=form1&s_src=webdn_sandy_ws102912
*AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION*
The association is helping animals that may need rescue or shelter.
Text message: Text the word HUMANE to 80888 to donate $10.
Phone: 866-242-1877 .
Online: The AHA’s website for donating is
**HABITAT FOR HUMANITY**
Habitat, an international organization, helps those in need rebuild their homes after disaster strikes.
Phone: As of Tuesday morning, Habitat’s online donation system was not available. If you want to make a donation, you can call Habitat’s Partner Service Center at 800-HABITAT (422-4828). Press “0” when prompted and representatives will take your donation information over the phone.
Online: This is Habitat for Humanity’s main website.
**COMMUNITY FOODBANK OF NEW JERSEY**
This group coordinates efforts with the state’s Office of Emergency Management, as well as with state and local nonprofit organizations.
Phone: (908) 355- FOOD (3663), ext. 243.
Online: Community FoodBank of New Jersey
**NEW YORK CARES**
This local NYC program is “the city’s largest volunteer organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies and public schools.” It is recruiting volunteers to help with Sandy relief efforts, and is also raising money.
Online: New York Cares; donation page here.
You can also approach the city government directly to volunteer, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, email address and borough.