Sandy Volunteer Update: Sunday 11/18

Hello Sandy Volunteers! Below is what is on deck for tomorrow, Sunday 11/18 with some special calls from thanksgiving preparations for Coney Island, Red Hook, Sheepshead Bay, Rockaways, and various locations in New Jersey. Also included is some important info about Thanksgiving – more will be coming out on that too so continue to keep your eyes peeled. Have a … Continue reading

Sandy Legal Volunteers

Hello Sandy Legal Volunteers – Thank you so much for offering your help to those affected by Sandy. We are working to help get legal benefits to impacted residents and need to get a better sense of your legal experience. Please take a moment to fill out this form. We will be in touch very soon!   Best, Occupy Sandy Legal … Continue reading

Sandy Volunteer Update: Friday 11/16

Hello Sandy Volunteers! Below is what is on deck. We have lots of opportunities at 520 Clinton Avenue one of our main distribution hubs, St. Mary’s in Bayridge, and Sea Bright and Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, so be sure to read all the way through. Also St. Jacobi 5406 4th Avenue and 110 Wolcott Street in Red Hook really needs volunteers … Continue reading

Hurricane Hackathon

Even if you’re not a techie, it would be great to have you at tomorrow’s Hurricane Hackers NYC linked here. (https://hurricanehackersnyc-es2.eventbrite.com/?rank=1),especially if you want to connect with people from Sandy Tech to workshop technical solutions to a problem you’ve encountered with Occupy Sandy. We’re going to be workshopping a lot of the issues that we Occupy Sandy volunteers have wanted … Continue reading

Thanksgiving For Sandy Survivors

Survivors of Hurricane Sandy who are still without power/heat/gas are invited to Thanksgiving! 1 -4PM on Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22 St. Marks Church, 131 East 10th Street (10th Street Between 2nd & 3rd, Manhattan) We Will Be Providing a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast Free of Charge For You and Your Family To Volunteer Or Donate To Thanksgiving For Sandy … Continue reading

Sandy Volunteer Update: Urgent – Clean Up Mission in Rockaway Park Wed 11/14 & Thu 11/15

Construction clean-up effort for 80 volunteers in Rockaway Park. Spots available Wednesday 11/14 and Thursday 11/15 You do not need specific skills for this type of work, just a willingness to get dirty and help. Our experienced team leaders will guide your work efforts and keep you safe on the job. If you do have experience or skills in construction, … Continue reading

Sandy Volunteer Update: Urgent – Clean Up Mission in Rockaway Park Tomorrow, Tuesday 11/13

We are continuing a big damage assessment and construction clean-up effort tomorrow Tuesday 11/13 in Rockaway Park. We need specific skillsets for this type of work. If you have experience or skills in construction, demolition, engineering, or environmental assessment, we especially need your help. We can only take the first 80 volunteers who sign up. First come first serve. Please … Continue reading

Volunteer Update #2 11/1

Great work yesterday everyone!  Thank you so much! Below is a bunch of vital volunteer services and supplies needed so please make sure to read everything.  We are looking for people who can cook, clean, drive speak Mandarain, provide medical help, and help oragnize or gather supplies from neighbors and friends. If you need a ride or can offer one please … Continue reading

Volunteer Update 11/1

Hey Everyone! Please see what we have on deck for tomorrow, Thursday, November 1. CHINATOWN CAAV located at 46 Hester Street in Manhattan is really swamped with people seeking aid. Many are elderly and non-English speakers who are having a hard time. They urgently need: Mandarin speakers Food Batteries (AA, AAA, C, and D) Water Flashlights Access to a copy … Continue reading

Volunteer Update 10/31/12 @ 3pm ET

The Sandy relief volunteer effort is really getting going! Here are some ways that you can help out.. and we DO NEED YOUR HELP! Come to Sunset Park Can you help us get hot food to tenants in Sunset Park and Rockaway, one of the hardest hit areas? Meet ASAP at St. Jacobi’s church – at 54th St & 4th … Continue reading

Volunteer Update 10/31/12

Thank you so much for signing up to receive Occupy Sandy Updates. **Immediate needs for Wednesday** CHINATOWN Come to Chinatown at 10am Wednesday 10/31 for recovery and info distribution work in. Meet up at CAAAV’s office at 46 Hester St. at 10am RED HOOK Come to the Red Hook Initiative on Wednesday, October 31, at 10am to prepare a 12pm … Continue reading