Firefighter helps NJ FamilyWhen Hurricane Sandy barreled up the East Coast on Monday, it left millions of homes and businesses stranded without power, billions of dollars of damage, and more than 100 people dead. The full scope of the loss and damage is still being evaluated, but there are many ways to help those in need right now.
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You can contact the American Red Cross if you need help or if you want to make a donation. Click on www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. The New York New Jersey Area also desperately needs blood donations that you can arrange by calling the Red Cross.
The Salvation Army is helping people on the ground in the hardest hit areas with shelters and mobile feeding stations.Read More »from After Hurricane Sandy: How to Help