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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sandy Memorial Sculpture Unveiling Ceremony Saturday, October 26th

Contact Person: Sarah Quinter (347) 583-7177 Arverne, Queens: After more than ten months in the making, the Sea Song sculpture team has announced the unveiling ceremony of their collaborative Sandy memorial sculpture. The event will take place on Saturday, October 26th, just in time for the one-year anniversary of the storm. Numerous Rockaway residents as well as Sandy recovery volunteers … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/29/13

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 possible.   Below you will find a list of ways to have their back, join their teams, and be a … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/29/13

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 possible.   Below you will find a list of ways to have their back, join their teams, and be a … Continue reading

Community Mold Awareness Trainings

Free Trainings will be held throughout the city, see list below for the location nearest you. Understand the need for and when to use personal protective equipment and Recognize hazards (chemical, biological, physical, safety). Understand the proper sequence and safe methods of mucking out a water damaged unit and sanitization methods; demolition; and cleaning a water-damaged unit. How to do … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/24

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 station and go to 99th st. Make a left on 99th street and go towards Fort Hamilton Parkway. Left side. … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/24

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 station and go to 99th st. Make a left on 99th street and go towards Fort Hamilton Parkway. Left side. … Continue reading

Respond & Rebuild: Weekend Volunteers Needed

Almost three months after Hurricane Sandy, thousands of New Yorkers are still living with black mold.  Respond & Rebuild helps Rockaway residents get past a huge obstacle to rebuilding: mold remediation. It’s a tedious job and it’s important that it’s done well, and you can do it!  Sign up for a day of mold remediation at respondandrebuild.org.  Jobs are lined up in advance and … Continue reading

YANA Needs Volunteers for Flyering Vital Information to Sandy Survivors – Fri 1/18 & Sat 1/19

Hello everyone! We are doing a huge flyering campaign TOMORROW, Friday, January 18th, 2013. We’ll be dropping packets of winterizing, mold remediation, legal, and open medical clinic and pharmacy flyers in people’s mailboxes. We are pushing the winterizing, especially, in advance of the cold weather approaching.  We need volunteers to go door-to-door with these flyers Friday and Saturday, as well … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/16/13

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 energy you’ve given to this effort. Please spread the word to your friends! Best, Occupy Sandy Extra! Extra! Tell the … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/16/13

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 energy you’ve given to this effort. Please spread the word to your friends! Best, Occupy Sandy Extra! Extra! Tell the … Continue reading