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Grassroots Volunteers Hold Hurricane Sandy Relief Summit

Friday marked the beginning of the People’s Recovery, a three day summit in Brooklyn, dedicated to the continuation of grassroots relief efforts in areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy last October.   “It’s a crisis. It’s an absolute humanitarian crisis,” says summit organizer Justin Wedes. “There are people who are still seriously suffering, there are […]

Volunteers Bring Relief To Ravaged Red Hook

At Visitation Church on 98 Richards St. in Red Hook, people lined up around the block to receive food and supplies on Saturday.   Volunteers from the Red Hook Initiative and from different charities in Brooklyn and Queens worked with police to bring supplies into the church and distribute them fairly to those in need of aid. […]