Supportive housing providers across New York sustained significant damage to their programs and residences as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Below, you'll find information on how you can make cash donations or donate other goods to these nonprofit organizations. You'll also find details on how you can volunteer.
HUD has sent a disaster-relief team from Washington, D.C. to help with the displacement of vulnerable New Yorkers. Learn more about this opportunity and many others on our Sandy Resources page.
Supportive Housing Providers in Need of Donations
The following providers are in need of essential goods and donations following Sandy. If you have a residence you'd like to see on this page, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ali Forney Center
The Ali Forney Center's drop-in center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth (and the only one in the City) was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The organization is accepting donations so that it can continue to serve LGBT youth. Click here to learn more.
American Baptist Churches
American Baptist Churches needs a generator at its Flemister House residence at 527 West 22nd Street. To learn how you can donate, contact Reverend Timothy Mitchell at Timflemister@aol.com.
Community Access has experienced severe flooding at two residences -- 109 Avenue D and Gouverneur Court -- lost power at nine residences. The organization has established a fund to help pay for Sandy-related damages. Click here to learn how you can donate
In Sandy's wake, FEGS staff members have donated goods and services to help storm victims in NYC and Long Island. They've also raced to repair FEGS buildings that were damaged in the storm. The organization has established a relief fund so it can continue to do this work. Visit FEGS' website to donate.
Good Shepherd Services
Good Shepherd Services needs batteries, blankets, cleaning supplies, flashlights, diapers and wipes at its residence at 173 Conover Street in Brooklyn. Donations can be dropped off at the residence between now and Thursday, November 8 at 4p.m.
The Greyston Foundation has lost more than $220,000 in revenue from its renowned Greyston Bakery as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The organization is now accepting donations to help make up for this loss. To donate, visit this website.
JBFCS has established an emergency fund to repair its damaged residences and help its vulnerable tenants. To learn more about how the storm affected the organization and how you can donate, see here.
Met Council has established a fund to make donations following Sandy. To learn more, visit this webpage. Met Council also needs a temporary boiler with a capacity of 1-1.5 million BTUs to complete the rehabilitation construction of a supportive housing residence post-Sandy. To learn how you can help, email Amie Gross at email@example.com.
Relief Effort Volunteers
If you're looking to volunteer as part of the post-Sandy relief effort, contact the following organizations: Red Hook Initiative, Occupy Sandy, Staten Island Recovers, NYC Service.