How can you donate to Sandy relief? Here are 9 organizations.
Use this donation information for organizations on-the-scene in New Jersey, New York, and other areas devastated by superstorm Sandy.
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Phone: 800-SAL ARMY (725-2769)
Text: Donate $10 by text-messaging the word STORM to 80888.
Mail: Salvation Army Disaster Services Center, PO Box 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301. Please designate "2012 Hurricane Season" on all checks.
Save the Children
In response to Sandy, Save the Children is focusing on the needs of children in shelters in New York and New Jersey. Working with other disaster-relief organizations, Save the Children distributes hygiene kits, warm clothing, blankets, baby cribs, and baby food. The organization also sets up “child-friendly” areas in the shelters where kids can play and recover from emotional distress.
Save the Children provides emergency response around the world during both immediate crises and long-term disasters such as drought, epidemic, or internal conflict.
Online: Save the Children
Text: Donate $10 by text-messaging the word HURRICANE to 20222.
Mail: Makes checks payable to Save the Children and send to 54 Wilton Rd., Westport, CT 06880.
The United Way of New York City is leading fundraising efforts for local United Way offices in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. The United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund will address short-term and long-term recovery needs in these areas, particularly for vulnerable populations – those who were already struggling to meet basic needs before the storm.
Text: Donate $10 by text-messaging the word RECOVERY to 52000.
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