Volunteers Needed on Monday 2/4 in Staten Island!

Monday, February 4, 11-3pm  1128 Olympia, Staten Island  Volunteers need to bring a laptop RSVP to Karen at karen_jackson@projecthospitality.org Volunteers will be inputting data that was collected in a wide-spread canvass of the beaches impacted by super storm Sandy.  The data collection project was a collaboration with the Occupy Sandy network. The compilation of this information is critical for identifying … 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

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

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

Volunteer Opportunities as of 1/12/13 in Greenpoint, Rockaways, Sheepshead Bay, Staten Island and Bay Ridge!

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 time, talents and spirit!  Solidarity, Occupy Sandy Rockaways Respond and Rebuild Location: Averne, (Rockaways), Pilgrim Church of Arverne, 7416 Beach … Continue reading

New Disaster Homeownership Repair And Rebuilding Fund

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 the Governor’s Disaster Homeownership Repair and Rebuilding Fund. This is a grant, not a loan, and it does not need … Continue reading

Volunteer Update for 12/20: Help Needed in Rockaways, 520 Clinton, Red Hook, Sheepshead Bay and Staten Island

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 Bay has put the call out for volunteers every day of the week for a multitude of jobs and World … Continue reading

STATEN ISLAND: Volunteers Urgently Needed Thursday 12/13 and Friday 12/14

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 and collective action. It is imperative that we alert the greater community about this gathering and provide them with the … Continue reading

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

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 seven days and HRA will begin the application process on December 12, 2012. Application Transportation Information Eligible Zip Codes (Living … Continue reading