In the parts of our city where Sandy flooded homes and businesses, residents and volunteers are hard at work in a race to obliterate mold before the spring. There is more. Occupy Sandy coordinators are stepping up again with a … Continue reading
Monday, February 4, 11-3pm 1128 Olympia, Staten Island Volunteers need to bring a laptop RSVP to Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteers will be inputting data that was collected in a wide-spread canvass of the beaches impacted by super storm Sandy. The … Continue reading
Three months after the storm, New Yorkers continue to rebuild. Volunteers in the occupy sandy network are working tirelessly during these cold months, preparing and serving thousands of hot meals a day, attacking mold, and finding ways to bring warmth wherever … Continue reading
Hey Folks – Volunteer opportunities this week are at these locations. If you have questions please contact 347-770-4520 or OccupySandyVolunteers@gmail.com. Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Occupy Sandy Kitchen Location: St. John’s Church, 461 99th St, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Take R train to 95th St. stop. Exit … Continue reading
Hey Folks! Below are some ongoing and upcoming volunteer opportunities in the Bay Ridge, Greenpoint, Rockaways, Sheepshead Bay and Staten Island. We also have som great news from YANA. As always thank you so much for all the time and … Continue reading
Below are a list of excellent volunteer opportunities coming up this weekend all across the city in Greenpoint, Bay Ridge, Rockaways, Staten Island and Sheepshead Bay. Please check them out and as always thank you for your continued generosity of … Continue reading
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is providing new funding for homeowners whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Homeowners who have already qualified for FEMA housing assistance grants can now also obtain up to an additional $10,000 through … Continue reading
Bay Ridge Kitchen Our kitchen in Bay Ridge at St. John’s Episcopal Church still needs volunteers every day. Please arrive between 9:00 to 2:00. If you show up later you can still help with clean up. We are still feeding … Continue reading
Midland Beach Mutual Aid Follow Up Conversation Project : Stepping Up & Bringing the Mutual Aid Door to Door Begins 12/27! On Dec 27th we will begin a comprehensive door to door mapping & phone bank effort to begin the … Continue reading
We have a lot of work to be done this weekend. Red Hook and Sheepshead Bay has put the call out for volunteers every day of the week for a multitude of jobs and Occupy Sandy in Staten Island will … Continue reading
We have a lot of work to be done this week. The People’s Medical Relief needs help spreading the word about free vaccine clinics in the Rockaways, 520 Clinton needs help tomorrow loading trucks with furniture, Red Hook and Sheepshead … Continue reading
This statement originally appeared at Pastebin We the residents of affected areas in Staten Island, along the coast from South Shore to St. George, will not be silenced. Staten Island will be heard. Hurricane Sandy has passed. In most of … Continue reading
Volunteers are urgently needed on Staten Island this Thursday and Friday (12/13-12/14) to go door to door inviting people to a community gathering that is happening this Saturday. The gathering has been organized by community members to create a space for dialogue, healing … Continue reading
The USDA has approved New York State’s proposal on a Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) initiative in New York City’s most devastated areas (please see the below and attached for specific information). The initiative has a limited duration of … Continue reading
This report is a preliminary and living document highlighting the economic effects of Hurricane Sandy on New York City. It examines how the use of loans as the main form of “aid” to disaster-impacted communities is not effective at addressing individual or community needs. Further, the use of loans may lead to disastrous longer-term economic consequences for the impacted communities. Continue reading
Good News we have found a location for our Holiday Toy Store.
Thanks to the generosity of the Amalgamated Transit Union 726 who are loaning us the location it will be located at 3948 Amboy Road (the old Venizia’s Pork Store) in Great Kills.
We are finalizing the details and plan to have the store stocked and ready to open next Saturday.
We will need volunteers to staff the store. Please spread the word….
In the meantime toys can be dropped off at the
UPS Store (Pathmark Shopping Center)
150-L Greaves Lane # 312
Staten Island NY 10308
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The Mayor’s Office Threatens Imminent Eviction of 24/7 Community-run Hub Take Action! Stand in Support, Friday November 30, 1pm Come to 489 Midland Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306 to stand in support Volunteers requested to help move the hub to … Continue reading
Hey everyone Below are some volunteer opportunities for this coming weekend. Also – we’d love for you to tell us about your volunteer experience so far, and commitment in the future! Please fill out this brief survey! This will help us know what … Continue reading
Friday, November 23 10AM-3PM NYLAG Mobile Legal Help Center (MLHC) Beach 25th St & Seagirt Ave, Far Rockaway (Queens) Saturday, November 24 11AM-4PM Common Law 336 Beach 38th Street Sunday, November 25 12PM-4PM 596 Acres & UnLocal 336 Beach 38th … Continue reading
Hello Occupy Sandy Folks Below are things coming up for this weekend beginning tomorrow Friday 11/23 through Sunday and into next week for Red Hook, Rockaways, Staten Island and Sunset Park – so please be sure to read everything! Have … Continue reading
If you have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, Food Stamps/SNAP. It is important that you apply for both of these as soon as possible. Food Stamps / Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program For … Continue reading
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Word moves fast these days, and in some cases, that’s a good thing. Unfortunately, false information moves quickly, too.
Here are answers to some of the claims making the rounds via social network, media, telephone and in person. Continue reading
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced today that mobile medical vans staffed with primary care providers who will be able to provide medical care and distribute commonly prescribed drugs are now at several of the City’s Disaster Assistance Service Centers in the Rockaways and Coney Island, as well as two additional high-need locations in the Rockaways. There is a particular need for pharmaceuticals in the Rockaways because of a limited number of pharmacies still open and able to fulfill prescriptions. Continue reading
Spent all day on Staten Island, such a mess over there but neighbors are taking good care of each other. Seems like what people need MOST are CLEANING SUPPLIES. We were turned away early afternoon by every donation center we … Continue reading