Hurricane Sandy impacted over one dozen states along the East Coast of the United States. Millions were effected with damages to public and private property in the billions. In the spirit of the season, we turn to members of the Strictly Fitteds community to lend a helping hand to those impacted by the storms destruction. We have included several links to groups and resources that are assisting with the relief effort. If you can, donate goods, your time, or money. You can also pass on information to those in need. Check the listings after the jump and thanks for giving.
TREEHUGGER has compiled a pretty exhaustive list of resources in the New York City Area. www.treehugger.com
NY1 has an extensive list of New York based relief efforts. www.ny1.com
HUFFINGTON POST has their own list of NY / NJ relief efforts. www.huffingtonpost.com
NJ211 has a full listing of opportunities for volunteering/donating to help those who need your assistance now. www.nj211.org
CITY HARVEST is on the road providing support those affected by Hurrican Sandy as well as continuing their food rescue work. www.cityharvest.org
OCCUPY SANDY NJ is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy. http://interoccupy.net/occupysandynj
SALVATION ARMY NJ lists how to donate food, water or money to local families effected by Sandy. www.use.salvationarmy.org
AIRBNB offers listings for free housing for New Yorkers made homeless by Sandy. www.airbnb.com
CHARITY WATCH announces its top-rated list of charities involved in efforts to provide relief to victims of Superstorm Sandy, domestically and/or in the Caribbean.
NEW YORK CARES is now the city's largest volunteer organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies, and public schools. They are listing Sandy Relief projects in need of volunteers. http://newyorkcares.org