The Lower East Side Recovers: Community-Powered Disaster Recovery Begins
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 NYC and community organizations on the ground.
Any church group or community organization also providing assistance and meeting needs in the area can get involved as an administrator. Please call (413) 219-5613, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @recovers_org to get set up.
For more information, you can also check out http://www.governor.ny.gov/and the Hurricane Sandy Helpline for New York State Residents: 1–888-769-7243