Relief Organizations

The needs of these organizations change frequently.  Please check their websites or contact them directly for specific needs or with questions.

All Boroughs

City Harvest
City Harvest is working hard to get food to those in need in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
To make a food donation, please call 1.800.77HARVEST or email
To volunteer, please call 646.412.0738 or
Follow @CityHarvest on twitter.

Occupy Sandy
Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources & volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Main distribution centers:
Jacobi Church – 5406 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220. Hours: 9am-9pm
The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew – 520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238. Hours: 9am – 8pm
Follow @occupysandy and @520ClintonOS on twitter.


Coney Island Generation Gap
They really need hot food to deliver to about 1500 people daily, mostly senior citizens.
2904 Neptune Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Contact: Pamela Harris, 917-592-2719 or email

Congregation Beth Elohim
Accepts both monetary and supply donations. Sends volunteers into the field daily. Sign up to volunteer on their website.
274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Follow @cbebk on twitter.

Park Slope Armory
Currently serving as an evacuation shelter, housing mostly senior citizens displaced from elder care facilities.  They need volunteers 24/7.  No need to call ahead.  Just show up, but be sure to leave your children and cameras at home.
361 15th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215

Red Hook Initiative
Nonprofit organization in Red Hook, Brooklyn, committed to fighting poverty by giving people the tools they need to create their own social change.
767 Hicks St., Brooklyn, NY 11231.
Follow @rhookinitiative on twitter.


6th St. Community Center
686 E. 6th Street between Avenue B and C
Open 12pm-5pm
Donation site only, no volunteers

Currently a volunteer location only.
169 Ave. B, New York, NY 10009
Contact is Citlalic and Howard. 212-677-1863
Follow @golesnyc on twitter.

Nazareth Housing
206 E. 4th street, New York, NY 10009
Contact: Michael Callaghan (212) 477-7017


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