Helping our Community

We appreciate the kindness and generosity of all who have offered to volunteer and contribute funds following this disaster.

Please make sure to volunteer or donate through a trusted organization. See this volunteer and donate resource page from FEMA:


New Jersey residents who can safely and effectively help their neighbors and communities are encouraged to do so. Call this hotline for volunteer opportunities: 1-800-JERSEY-7 or find volunteer opportunities at


Donation centers are listed at

If you would like to help out Sandy victims during the holiday season, the Asbury Park Press compiled a list of organizations asking for donations:

If you choose to donate cash, please contribute through a trusted organization.

American Red Cross: The Red Cross is collecting donations to help the victims of Sandy and coordinating blood donations. You can also donate $10 by phone by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999.

United Way: The United Way has created a recovery fund for victims of Sandy You may make a donation at  Donors can also give $10 by texting RECOVERY to 52000.