Village Alliance

It Takes a Village: Help NYC Recover

Help the city get back on its feet after the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy. The Village Alliance has compiled a list of local and city-wide volunteer opportunities for Villagers and anyone else who has the means to help out our fellow New Yorkers in need.

Hudson River Park suffered incredible storm damage. Several volunteer sessions are scheduled throughout November. Learn how to help here.

The Lower East Side saw some of Manhattan’s worst flooding. Whether you want to give, volunteer or request help: Recovers.org will have the information you need.

The Bowery Mission is currently providing shelter and assistance to displaced New Yorkers. Since the storm they’re normal capacity has tripled. To donate click here.

NYU is encouraging its students and community to donate their time to various organizations proving Hurrican relief. Stay updated here.

The NYC Parks Department is looking for volunteers to restore Manhattan parks. Sign up to volunteer here.

Looking to help financially? Donate to established organizations like the American Red CrossHere is their Hurricane Sandy Relief information.

The New York Blood Center is also looking for blood donations for victims of the storm. Get more information here.

Have a place to offer displaced Sandy residents? AirBnB is working with the Mayor’s Office to connect those willing to offer temporary housing to those in need. Find out more!

New York CaresTime Out NY and The New York Times have also compiled excellent guides for those looking to help post-Sandy. Be sure to check them out.

In any way you can: Join the Village Alliance in helping NYC recover as quickly as possible!

It Takes a Village: Help NYC Recover

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