Many emergency relief organizations are providing services to people most affected by the storm. Here are a couple of suggestions for ways you can help.

  • Connecticut Food Bank, which provides food to 600 food programs throughout the shoreline and most of the state, is having a “virtual food drive” on its website,
  • United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund will focus on near- and long-term recovery. Contributions to the fund will be used by local United Ways to address recovery in communities declared FEMA disaster areas,
  • Feeding America, the hunger-relief agency with headquarters in Chicago, which has 200 member agencies in the country, also has a “donate now” button on its website,
  • Salvation Army, donations can be made on its website,, or mail a donation to Hurricane Sandy Relief, The Salvation Army, Southern New England Headquarters, 855 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT 06105
  • American Red Cross has a disaster-relief link on its website. The site emphasizes that not only money, but also blood donations, are urgently needed, because blood drives had to be cancelled due to the storm,
  • Save the Children has a donation link dedicated to little ones in need,
  • Humane Society of the United States is accepting donations to help animals affected by the storm,

November 2nd, 2012

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