Empty sodden shells are all that’s left of houses in Far Rockaway after the extensive flooding, hundreds of people are still without power, thousands lost homes in New Jersey and Staten Island and the Jersey Shore doesn’t even exist anymore…But YOU can help simply by attending events specifically aimed at raising money for Hurricane relief, or better yet, donate directly or go volunteer! New York NEEDS your help, check out what you can do below:
GO TO THESE EVENTS:
—Tenderbox Music Festival @ Webster Hall on November 11th – 100% of proceeds go to charities including New York Cares Hurricane Sandy Relief
–HELP HEAL NEW YORK – Wednesday November 12th 5pm-5am @ Pacha featuring over 40, yes 40+ of your favorite artists! And ALL of the proceeds go to Sandy relief.
— Clear Channel, Madison Square Garden Company and the Weinstein Company join forces again to bring us a relief concert in the garden on December 12th – More deets and linupe to be announced soon, but def mark this on your calendars.
–EDM for Sandy Relief Concert Series – Keep checking the facebook for concerts in your area!
DONATE…ANYTHING YOU CAN GIVE WILL HELP:
–Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund:
SEND TO: AFTRA Foundation, Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund, 260 Madison Ave. 7th Floor, New York, NY 10016 OR donate here.
–American Red Cross
TEXT:90999 to give $10 OR go here for an online donation of any amount.
TEXT:80888 to give $10 OR go here for their online donation form.
–Mayors Fund for NYC:
These donations will go to aid those who need it most and need it now.
–Brooklyn Community Foundation:
Love Brooklyn specifically? Donate here.
–Habitat for Humanity:
Donate to help provide supplies to repair destruction and damage to homes!
–Humane Society of The US:
Donate to help out all the sad stranded pets left without homes and owners.
–In Brooklyn: Brooklyn Community Foundation