Tuesday, November 20, 2012

World Cares Center Coordinates Sandy Volunteers during Thanksgiving Break

On Thursday November 22, WCC will be coordinating the efforts of volunteer college students from Appalachian University who will be canvassing the area and meeting homeowners to assess their needs for muck out.  With over 200 volunteers between Friday November 23rd and Saturday November 24th WCC will be working with team of volunteers to muck out the homes of residents in Far Rockaway.  

In Staten Island, WCC will be continuing their door to door assessment of elderly and individuals in the underserved areas who are still without power or heat and hand out sleeping bags, this has been a continuous effort and to date we have distributed over 700 sleeping bags.

Special thanks to partners Brooklyn Brewery, Appalachia State College, Far Rockaway Surf Club, From Brooklyn with Love, The Rockaway Beach Surf Club, AmeriCares, NYDIS, NECHAMA, All Dad’s, Direct Relief, Home Front and Ecologic Solutions.

Marina Diaz, MPA, HS-BCP
Leading and Managing Programs Manager  
World Cares Center

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