Red Hook NYC Recovers

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This is a recovery organizing site for New York's Red Hook neighborhood in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The site allows people to offer/request assistance, and is coordinated by the folks at OWS and community organizations on the ground. For information on volunteering and donating supplies in other affected areas, please visit http://interoccupy.net/occupysandy.
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Emergency Information

  • NYC Disaster Info/Assistance

    311

  • EMERGENCY

    911

  • Neighborhood Site Organizer

    (347) 770-1528


Community Updates

ACTIVE SITE: Rockaway.Recovers.org

posted about 1 year ago by caitria
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Check out Rockaway Recovers for up-to-date volunteer and donation opportunities in the New York City area.

This Site is No Longer Being Actively Managed!

posted about 1 year ago by chris
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  • If you are a local organization or organizer that needs access to this database of needs, donations, and volunteers for your recovery effort, please let us know at support@recovers.org.

  • For more information on the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort, visit NYC.gov, NYCService.org, and the Occupy Sandy Website.

Update from Occupy Sandy and Red Hook Coalition

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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Occupy Sandy / Red Hook Coalition 499 Van Brunt Street - Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York At the southern end of Van Brunt Street, at the waterfront. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Two Shifts: 10am-2pm, 1pm-6pm

Directions: Take the B61 bus from either Downtown Brooklyn at Jay St MetroTech; or from 9th…

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Update from the Red Hook Initiative:

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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ATTN #sandyvolunteer on Monday NO Volunteers to 499 Van Brunt. Hot meal delivery to 767 Hicks St at 10am and 3pm only. Report to 767 Hicks.

for more information email redhookvolunteers@gmail.com or call (718) 306-1949

Update:

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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Hot meals being accepted at 773 Hicks before 3:30pm today and tomorrow. Email food@rhicenter.org. Weekend needs TBA

VOLUNTEERS needed ASAP TODAY at 98 Richards to help with supply distribution. Tomorrow is the last day Visitation will be giving out supplies.

VOLUNTEERS needed from 3-6pm TODAY at 773 Hicks St to…

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Donations Update 11/15 12pm

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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Visitation Church at 98 Richards in Red Hook needs lots of cleaning supplies and paper products right now.

Update from the Red Hook Initiative:

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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ATTN: shortage of volunteers and hot meals. Red Hook Houses are still in need. Contrary to popular belief, there are still homes without power, heat and/or hot water so we still need you!

If you are interested in providing a hot meal please email food@rhicenter.org

For volunteer opportunities please email…

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ATTN: Need hot meals today at the Red Hook Initiative!

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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http://tinyurl.com/RHIfood

Spread the word!

Volunteers needed to bring light to Red Hook Houses! (FRI)

posted over 1 year ago by juanneng
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10-15 volunteers needed at 1pm to help light the hallways and stairwells for residents of the Red Hook Houses with SOLAR-POWERED light bulbs. Please bring a pair of scissors and masking tape.

Meet at Red Hook Initiative, 767 Hicks Street, 1:00PM, Friday

New Donation Website

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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We have a new site up today to donate directly to our Red Hook recovery. Thank you for all of the amazing support!

Donate Here

Donations Update:

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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Flashlights and batteries are urgently needed at Jacobi Church 5406 4th ave.

Red Hook Initiative Hurricane Relief Memo, Thursday, November 8, 2012

posted over 1 year ago by mariyanyc
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Supplies: TODAY ONLY please drop off all supplies to Good Shepherd Services, 173 Conover Street from 11am - 4pm

candles, flashlights, batteries (all sizes, C and D in particular), baby wipes, pampers, baby formula, hand warmers, hand sanitizer NO CLOTHES/ TOYS

Volunteers Please report to RHI, 767 Hicks Street from…

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Volunteers needed at RHI

posted over 1 year ago by juanneng
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Need volunteers to print & distribute flyers for solar light distribution to the Red Hook houses.

Please come to RHI - 767 Hicks Street on TODAY (Wednesday)

For more information (and other locations) call (347) 770-1528 or email redhookrecovers@gmail.com.

Different donation sites are accepting different supplies

posted over 1 year ago by juanneng
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Please refer to the below (cross posting from RHI site):

RHI: Blankets, Flashlights, batteries, candles, water Hours: 10 to 9PM

Visitation Church (98 Richards Street): Everything except clothes 10 to sundown

Calvary Church (Hicks and W9th Street): Hot food, utensils, water until 5PM Lunch at 12 Dinner at 5PM- volunteers…

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Specific Supplies Needed at the Warehouse

posted over 1 year ago by juanneng
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If you have these, please bring to the Warehouse (Super Movers). Thank you!!

LOCATION: 90 14th Street (Gowanus, Brooklyn) TIME: 7am - 4:30pm.

All items needed in large quantities:

  • paper towel rolls
  • toilet paper
  • hand soap
  • hand sanitizer
  • clorox
  • mops
  • black thick trash bags
  • hand wipes
  • mold remediation gear
  • cat…
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Recovers.org is no longer accepting needs, volunteers, or donation items at this site.

We recommend visiting NYC.gov,NYCService.org, and theOccupy Sandy Website for more information on the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort.