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Recap: National Guard Doles Food and Water on Pitt Street

Posted November 4, 2012 at 10:01 am

Mobilize. That’s the key word of late. Helping those who are still without.

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Recap: Seward Park Relief Effort

Posted November 2, 2012 at 9:30 am

Here’s a recap of the Seward Park Relief efforts that went on yesterday (November 1), along with guidance and contact information for those who want to join in the effort. From Evan Silver and Liz Beauregard: We had a great turnout yesterday in the relief efforts at Seward Park. It is overwhelming how much love […]

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Sandy Aftermath: Educational Alliance Relief Fund and Donation Request

Posted November 2, 2012 at 8:45 am

We just received word that the Educational Alliance (founded in 1889) has created a relief fund to aid the Lower East Side. Check out some key points from their press release: After being hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, we’re reaching out to vulnerable seniors and families. If you haven’t given yet, could you make an […]

Relief Efforts for Seward Park Seniors Underway

Last modified November 1, 2012 at 3:01 pm

We’ve just been updated that the initiative that we helped organize yesterday is currently in progress. This morning at 10:30am, we gathered with organizer, Evan, and a group of roughly a dozen volunteers. The mission: check on the elderly and homebound residents of the Seward Park co-ops at 387 Grand Street. Volunteers came equipped with […]

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The Lower East Side Recovers: Community-Powered Disaster Recovery Begins

Last modified October 30, 2012 at 2:25 pm

For those of you with the ability to help others in the Lower East Side, check out lowereastside.recovers.org. They are self-described as: This is a recovery organizing site for New York’s Lower East Side in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The site allows people to offer/request assistance, and is coordinated by the folks at Occupy […]