How to Volunteer to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

new york cityAs the northeast recovers from Hurricane Sandy, people across the country are reaching out to help those affected by the storm. Travel Agent rounds up a list of available resources to help.

Volunteer Opportunities

The City of New York - Email [email protected] with your name, phone number, email address and borough and you will be contacted as opportunities arise.

New York Cares - Volunteers can sign up to help with emergency disaster relief, as well as recovery projects in the months after the storm, at http://newyorkcares.org/volunteer/disaster/

Humane Society - Follow the Humane Society @humanesociety on Twitter to learn about upcoming volunteer efforts.

Donations

Red Cross - Donate disaster relief funds at http://www.redcross.org/charitable-donations. Additionally, the storm forced the cancellation of over 300 blood drives, leading to an urgent shortage - learn more about donating blood at http://www.redcrossblood.org/.

Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City - The Mayor's Fund is accepting monetary donations to help with rebuilding efforts at http://www.nyc.gov/html/fund/html/home/home.shtml

Salvation Army - Donate money for relief efforts at https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/disaster.

Humane Society - The Humane Society is accepting monetary donations to aid animals and people affected by the storm at https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Donation2?idb=&df_id=11020&11020.donation=form1&autologin=yes&s_src=webdn_art102912.

Aidmatrix is accepting both financial donations and donation of goods and services at http://www.aidmatrixnetwork.org/fema/States.aspx?ST=New%20York%20City

Keep visiting www.travelagentcentral.com for further updates.

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