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Allyson Kapin 6 min read

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help

We hope all of our readers on the East Coast are safe and sound after Hurricane Sandy. I also wanted to share Cynthia Samuels, (who runs the Care2 Cause Channel) terrific compilation of resources on how folks can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Check it out and let me know if you have additional resources to add.

American Red Cross:

Facebook Global Disaster Relief page: all kinds of information and helping opportunities

Craig Newmark of craigslist and craigconnects is offering to match any donations made through his fundraiser (funds will be distributed to the Red Cross, Feeding America, the National Wildlife Federation, and other groups).

FEMA volunteer links

NE Options:

For animals, services offered through:

Focus on kids:

If You Can Code, Here’s How To Help During Sandy’s Looming Aftermath

Google Person Finder – Embed in Your Site

Catholic Charities

Jewish Federation Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Union for Reform Judiasm Disaster Relief Fund

Salvation Army

  • Donate at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org OR
  • Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769) OR
  • Text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your phone

Search for open shelters where you can volunteer by texting: SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA)

Click here for more updates.


Allyson Kapin

Allyson has been named one of "Top Tech Titans" by the Washingtonian, one of the Most Influential Women In Tech by Fast Company, and one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by Forbes for her leadership role in technology and social media. As Founding Partner of Rad Campaign, she leads the firm's client and online strategic services. For over a decade Allyson has helped non-profit organizations and political campaigns create dynamic and award-winning websites and online marketing and recruitment campaigns. She works side-by-side with her clients to meet their web needs and maximize their online effectiveness to create real world impact.