Hurricane Sandy has caused devastation throughout the North East. Below are some ways you can help in the relief efforts.
American Red Cross website at american.redcross.org
or via phone 1-800-RED CROSS text: "90999" to instantly donate $10.
The Salvation Army has dozens of mobile feeding units and shelters along the East Coast that are
working to serve thousands in the most heavily hit areas.Visit the Salvation Army Website website at salvationarmyusa.org
Feeding America has thousands of pounds of emergency food, water and supplies in the disaster zone
that it is working to distribute to the storm's victims.
To donate, visit feedingamerica.org or
AmeriCares is providing medicine and other supplies to people affected by Hurricane Sandy. To
donate, visit americares.org
World Vision is distributing flood clean-up kits, personal hygiene items and emergency food kits to
people hit by the hurricane. To donate, visit worldvision.org
Save the Children is also working to provide relief to families and their children. Visit
savethechildren.org to donate
Samaritan's Purse is asking for volunteers to help storm victims. To volunteer, visit their website
The Food Bank For New York City has already served thousands of meals to hungry individuals and
families. You can help by donating money, food, or volunteering your time to serve hot meals. Just
text FBNYC to 50555 to mak a donation from your mobile device.
Don't forget about our four-legged friends! The staff of ASPCA's NYC Adoption Center are sleeping
on cots at the shelter to make sure animals there stay safe. The organization is also setting up
water rescue teams and reviewing grants for those who have financial needs as a result of caring
for animals affected by the hurricane. Donate at aspca.org