11/13/12 10:00am


Image source: dakine kane on Flickr

Hurricane Sandy continues to make news, and the images we keep seeing from the Rockaways and other places wrecked by the hurricane are heartbreaking. Have you helped out with any hurricane relief? Volunteered? Donated clothing/goods/food? Helped out a neighbor? We’d love to hear your experiences. Leave us a comment here or via twitter at @queensnycity.

11/02/12 12:00pm

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It was almost instantaneous – our friends and neighbors around New York City identified the needs of those hit hardest by the surges of Sandy and swung into action.

Want to help, too? The following resources are designed to connect your resources – good stuffs, man-power, funds, blood, and clothes – to those in need in the Tri-State region and in Queens.

American Red Cross  The Red Cross is uniquely qualified to handle the most serious issues affecting victims of Sandy. You can donate money,  skills, and importantly, blood, for which they are specifically asking. They’re also at work in the Caribbean, Sandy’s first stop in her path of destruction.