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Other Ways To Help the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

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If you can't make it out to XFinity Live to donate for the Salvation Army, there are other ways you can help.  Below is a list of organizations in our area who are collecting money and items for our neighbors affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Don't forget that after a crisis, the American Red Cross is in need of blood donations.  Supplies are depleted during a natural disaster or emergency, and blood donations drop because people in affected communities cannot make it out to donate blood.  Please consider giving the gift of live by making an appointment to donate blood.

Red Cross Blood Donations: http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation

 

TO MAKE A DONATION:

Salvation Army takes donations for Hurricane Sandy relief

https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/disaster

Feeding America – Donate food, water and other supplies for Hurricane Sandy's victims by visiting www.feedingamerica.org. Donations can also be accepted by calling 800-910-5524.

 

TO VOLUNTEER: 

To volunteer in New Jersey, visit: http://www.jerseycares.org/

Or volunteer your time through the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Pennsylvania at SERV-PA.

 

United Way: Individuals or groups can look at a calendar of volunteer opportunities and sign up at http://www.unitedforimpact.org/ways-to-engage/volunteer

 

Pass It Along: If you can provide a special skill like carpentry or electrical work, you can register and form teams to volunteer your time to victims.  Sign up at: http://www.passitalong.org/

Volunteer Center of Bergen County, NJ needs volunteers.  Sign up at http://www.bergenvolunteers.org/

 

OTHER EVENTS IN OUR AREA:

"Stuff the Truck":  This is a great local event happening at Bourbon Blue in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia now through Sunday, November 11th.  You can stop by and donate items to "stuff the truck":

- Food, Water, Non-Alcoholic Beverages
- Toiletries
- Cleaning Supplies
- Baby Supplies (Food, Diapers)
- Pet Supplies (Food)
- Clothing, Sheets, Towels

More info here: http://www.facebook.com/events/170634466410039/?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

 

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