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Volunteer Relief Efforts for Hurricane Sandy

 

To the DFNYC Community,

 

We hope you are safe and well in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. It has been a very stressful time for New York City. Along with many allied groups in the progressive community, we are torn on whether to focus on the relief efforts or the elections.  We are also mindful that they are connected - both in terms of global warming and Mitt Romney's lack of respect for FEMA. We are promoting both types of volunteer opportunities and we will be updating our website (see calendar on the right) in the critical coming days.

  
There are many ways to volunteer for the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts: (UPDATED)

 

A DFNYC volunteer project in the Rockaways is in the works - for either this weekend (Nov 17-18) or the following weekend. Please contact VP Jen at jenberkley-at-dfnyc.org.

 

Click here for a comprehensive page put together by activists for ways to help out, including shelters in your community where you can drop off requested items.
 
Click here for Occupy Sandy - the relief efforts being organized by the Occupy Wall Street Movement
 
Click here for the NYC's government's webpage on helping out with relief efforts.
 
Many of our local elected officials are distributing information on relief efforts.  Contact your elected representatives to find out how to help in your community.

 

 

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