How to Help Sandy Victims

Areas devastated by Sandy need volunteers and donations. Here's how you can help:

Volunteers:

NYC Mayor's Office:https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice/status/263293376592502784

New Jersey relief:
Contact: 1-800-JERSEY-7 (1-800-537-7397) or 609-775-5236 and 908-303-0471

Donations:

Community Food Bank of New Jersey: http://www.njfoodbank.org/
Contact: (908) 355- FOOD (3663), ext. 243

NYC Mayor's Fund: https://www.nyc.gov/html/fund/html/donate/donate.shtml

American Red Cross:http://www.redcross.org/
Contact: 1-800-RED-CROSS or 1-800-733-2767
Texting: REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10

Food Bank for New York City:http://www.foodbanknyc.org/
Texting: FBNYC to 50555

Habitat for Humanity: http://www.habitat.org/
Contact: 1-800-HABITAT (422-4828)

Facebook Restore the Shore Project: https://www.facebook.com/RestoreTheShoreProject

Humane Society of the United States: http://www.humanesociety.org/
Contact: 866-720-2676
Texting: ANIMALS to 20222

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