Large parts of the country were terribly affected by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Looking for ways you can help?
Donate to the American Red Cross – all donations will provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to those affected by the storm. To donate, visit www.redcross.org, call 800-Red-Cross or text the word “Redcross” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
The Red Cross also asks that those in the New York or New Jersey areas who can donate to schedule an appointment to give blood. To donate, call 800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org.
The Salvation Army assists with operating many shelters and emergency food banks in heavily hit areas. Visit www.salvationarmyusa.org to donate.
Feeding America provides emergency food, water and supplies in the disaster zone. To donate, visit www.feedingamerica.org or call 800-910-5524.
AmeriCares is providing medicine and other supplies. To donate, visit www.americares.org.
World Vision is distributing flood clean-up kits, personal hygiene items and emergency food kits to people hit by the hurricane. To donate, visit www.worldvision.org.
Save the Children is also working to provide relief to families and their children. Visit www.savethechildren.org to donate.