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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:30 pm    Post subject: SANDY SUPPORT INFORMATION UPDATED 12/5
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Staten Island Relief Clinic 12/10



The New York Fed is coordinating a Staten Island Sandy Relief Clinic on December 10th in partnership with Staten Island Legal Services, NY Legal Assistance Group, the NY State Bar, the NYC Bar, the Richmond County Bar, NY State Department of Financial Services and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

After very brief information panels, we'll have representative from multiple government and legal services organizations helping folks directly apply for assistance and appeal claim denials.

Hilton Garden Inn
1110 South Ave
SI NY 10314

Doors Open 8:30 AM



Relief Grants for cultural organizations up to $1,000



Please see the information below regarding relief grant opportunities for cultural organizations affected by Hurricane Sandy. The grants are from the New York Council for the Humanities and could be worth up to $1,000.

Here is a link http://www.nyhumanities.org/grants/recovery12.php


to a recent e-blast we sent out about our Hurricane Recovery Grants.

Please encourage anyone with questions to contact me directly at grants@nyhumanities.org

or via my info below.

Best,

Lauren Kushnick
Manager of Grants and Technology
lkushnick@nyhumanities.org

New York Council for the Humanities
150 Broadway, Suite 1700 (17th floor)
New York, NY 10038



You're Invited To A Tuesday's Children Holiday Gathering! 12/15

Join Tuesday's Children in spreading some holiday cheer to the families

of Staten Island who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

We will have delicious food, fun music, and holiday crafts and surprises for the kids!

Saturday, December 15th
12:00 pm-4:00 pm


The Staatan

697 Forest Ave

Staten Island New York, 10310

RSVP to Jennifer by November 30th

516-562-9000 or jennifer@tuesdayschildren.org







BACK TO BASICS



The calls are coming in fast and furious.



We need volunteers for Saturday 12/8 (11:00-2:00) and Sunday 12/9 (9:00-3:00)



We could really use some volunteers with trucks as well.



I have attached the form to be used if someone needs an item.



If you would like to donate an item please send an e-mail with a photo attached



Either should be sent to



backtobasicsinitiative@gmail.com







Sandy Holiday Toy Store Update 12/5



I got a call from a woman in New Jersey who used to be a Staten Island resident. She told her young daughter what Sandy did.



Her daughter wanted to do something and heard about our project.



She ran a toy drive and her mother dropped off 65 toys today.



That as they say is what this is all about.



NY1 News filmed a segment tonight at the site.



They wanted to show the site before we started turning it into a Toy Store.



They will also promote the store and hopefully cover the opening.



I got a call from the Carl Bini Foundation and they are going to supply us with 10 folding tables.



They are also going to supply some candy.



Our good friend Joan Chelsen was able to get 4 shelving units.



I ordered signs for the posts on Amboy Road.



We get the key tomorrow and we will start moving the toys over (then at least I will be able to move in my apartment)



We will begin set up Friday night at 5:30. We need brooms and dustpans.



What we still need



Volunteers for weekdays between 11:00 and 5:00



Christmas Decorations



Holiday music



A few more shelving units



Folding chairs.



We also need gift cards for the older kids or monetary donations so that we can purchase discount movie tickets.



We should be sending out a press release tomorrow and the grand opening is still scheduled for noon on Saturday.



Keep spreading the word and thanks for the help.



Dennis



I have attached a volunteer sheet if you would like to help out.



PROM DRESSES FOR SANDY VICTIMS



I know you may think that it is a little early for this but I want to catch the college kids before they go home for the break.

Every year we run a Prom Dresses for all through which we collect used prom dresses have them dry cleaned and make them available to girls who cannot afford them.

Come May I am sure that there will be a lot more girls in that situation.

So I am asking any young lady who has a prom dress that she is never going to re-use to donate it to Where to Turn and we will get it to a needy Sandy victim so that they will not miss out on their prom.

We will begin collecting in January while we are running our Re-Gifting for a Good Cause Program. See details below.

Prom dresses can be dropped off at

150-L Greaves Lane # 312
Staten Island NY 10308

Or if your school would like to collect we will come and pick them up.

Where to Turn

www.where-to-turn.org







SANDY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

http://www.where-to-turn.org/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=103


Finally if you want your organization linked to our site send me a link with brief description of Sandy Services


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SANDY SUPPORT INFORMATION

http://www.where-to-turn.org/phpBB2/index.php?c=32


Chronological Updates

http://www.where-to-turn.org/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=29


Specific Request/Needs

http://www.where-to-turn.org/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=117

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