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

Volunteers Needed in Sheepshead Bay, Rockaways and Sandy Storyline!

Hope the New Year has been treating you well so far. Below we have some canvassing, muck-out, mold remediation opportunities in Sheepshead Bay and Rockaways Also Sandy Storyline is looking for Regional Storytelling Coordinators, Front End Developers and social media mavens! Thanks for everything you do. Sheepshead Bay Occupy Sandy Sheepshead Bay 3081 Emmons Ave (Jumpin’ Bean) Daily 10 am-5 … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed in Sheepshead Bay, Rockaways and Sandy Storyline!

Hope the New Year has been treating you well so far. Below we have some canvassing, muck-out, mold remediation opportunities in Sheepshead Bay and Rockaways Also Sandy Storyline is looking for Regional Storytelling Coordinators, Front End Developers and social media mavens! Thanks for everything you do. Sheepshead Bay Occupy Sandy Sheepshead Bay 3081 Emmons Ave (Jumpin’ Bean) Daily 10 am-5 … Continue reading

FEMA Disaster Relief Deadline Extended to 1/28/2013

The deadline to apply for disaster assistance from FEMA has been extended to Jan. 28, 2013. You can apply for assistance for apartment damage, lost personal items, or lost wages due to Sandy. Download Flyer For more information or to apply: www.DisasterAssistance.gov By phone: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585 711 or Video Relay Service: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) Mobile device: m.fema.gov When you … Continue reading

Space Meeting (12/30/2012)

Space Meeting Date: 12-30-12 Location: St. Jacobi Facilitator: Jessica Fuest Notes: Robin Space Report Backs Greenpoint space– Will have space between 01/31 and Wednesday Used for volunteer orientation and intake 2nd and 3rd floor will be turned into condos 6 mos out Available about 7am-10pm Engage community members there to volunteer (walk-in) Parking – single space, parking can be on … Continue reading

Space Meeting (12/30/2012)

Space Meeting Date: 12-30-12 Location: St. Jacobi Facilitator: Jessica Fuest Notes: Robin Space Report Backs Greenpoint space– Will have space between 01/31 and Wednesday Used for volunteer orientation and intake 2nd and 3rd floor will be turned into condos 6 mos out Available about 7am-10pm Engage community members there to volunteer (walk-in) Parking – single space, parking can be on … Continue reading

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NYC Grants for Collaborative Community Projects

One NYC One Nation Program to Award Micro-Grants to Diverse Groups Collaborating on Community Projects Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama and Citizens Committee for NYC CEO Peter Kostmayer today announced the UnityNYC Grant Awards, a grant program for groups collaborating on community projects. UnityNYC Grant Awards is a signature program of One NYC One Nation in collaboration … Continue reading

FEMA Press Release: Temporary Rental Assistance for Sandy Survivors

December 27, 2012DR-4085-NY-NR-117FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362)FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Survivors with Ongoing Housing Needs Should Stay in Touch with FEMA New York – The Federal Emergency Management Agency understands that some Hurricane Sandy survivors may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals. All applicants who received temporary rental assistance from FEMA were … Continue reading

FEMA New Release: Case Management Available for Sandy Survivors

DR-4085-NY-NR-115 FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362) FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Grant Will Help Sandy Survivors with Unmet Needs NEW YORK—New York State survivors of Hurricane Sandy whose disaster-related needs cannot be met with existing federal and state assistance will now have access to case management services to identify additional resources for their recovery. The State of New York and … Continue reading

Volunteer Activities for Christmas Eve!

520 Clinton will be open Christmas Eve, Monday 12/24. Please come make the holidays brighter for Sandy Survivors. Here’s what’s happening at The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew (520 Clinton) tomorrow! The church has also invited us to join them at 10pm for a special Christmas Eve service in the Church. Monday, December 24th, 12PM Holiday Festivity, Toy … Continue reading

Volunteer Activities for Christmas Eve!

520 Clinton will be open Christmas Eve, Monday 12/24. Please come make the holidays brighter for Sandy Survivors. Here’s what’s happening at The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew (520 Clinton) tomorrow! The church has also invited us to join them at 10pm for a special Christmas Eve service in the Church. Monday, December 24th, 12PM Holiday Festivity, Toy … Continue reading

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Hurricane Distribution Center Being Shut Down By New York City Housing Authority

Tell NYCHA what you think. NYC wants to close the Action Center, which provides relief services to thousands each week. Sign The Petition The 57th Street Action Center has been operating as the central emergency distribution hub for the Arverne Queens area at the Ocean Bay Apartment houses since Hurricane Sandy struck the NYC area. The center distributes food, supplies, medical, and legal … Continue reading