By far one of the most organized aid efforts post-Sandy:
Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources & volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We are a coalition of people & organizations who are dedicated to implementing aid and establishing hubs for neighborhood resource distribution. Members of this coalition are from Occupy Wall Street, 350.org, recovers.org and interoccupy.net.
Occupy Sandy is where it’s AT!
Think of a job you can or want to do, and bring along everything you need to do that job.
It sounds obvious. But for me and many others who were helping out yesterday in disaster areas, this didn’t occur to us to have a mission. Our mission was to go to an area and help out.
Yesterday, a group…
Excellent advice for those volunteering, make sure you have a mission, a plan, an outlined task; or else it is very easy to get caught up in the chaos.
Jay Parkinson + MD + MPH = a doctor in NYC: If you’re thinking of volunteering today, here’s some helpful advice.