Occupy Sandy

Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources & volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We are a coalition of people & organizations who are dedicated to implementing aid and establishing hubs for neighborhood resource distribution. Members of this coalition are from Occupy Wall Street, 350.org, recovers.org, InterOccupy.net and many individual volunteers.

Visit their website to verify current needs, or follow them on twitter @OccupySandy and @520ClintonOS.

Main distribution hubs:

Jacobi Church – 5406 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (Take R train to 53rd St.) 9am-9pm

Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew – 520 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (Take the C train to Clinton-Washington Avs) 9am-8pm

Current needs:

Blankets, candles, flashlights, lights, water, batteries, diapers and wipes, work gloves and masks, rubber boots, shovels, cleaning supplies and bleach, trash bags, serving dishes and utensils. Anything that produces heat. Winter wear (jackets, hats, gloves, warm stuff). NO LONGER NEED ANY GENERAL CLOTHING SUPPLIES, INCLUDING WINTER GEAR.

Food needed:

Meat/Chicken/Ground Beef, Vegetables, Non-Perishables (Canned goods, soups, vegetables), Dry goods and ready to eat food (Cereal, power bars, granola, crackers, etc)

They always need vehicles and drivers and strong cyclists.

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