Our 3 hand-picked Charities for Hurricane Sandy
Red Hook Initiative believes that social change to overcome systemic inequities begins with empowered youth. In partnership with community adults, we nurture young people in Red Hook to be inspired, resilient, and healthy.
By voting for the Red Hook Initiative you’re helping empower Sandy victims in Red Hook to rebuild and restore their neighborhood.
The Red Hook Initiative is a community center that has been helping the Brooklyn community of Red Hook or the past 11 years. While the majority of their programming centers around empowering young adults to become inspired, resilient and independent adults, when Hurricane Sandy hit they were able to quickly mobilize to provide food, shelter, heat and electricity to
victims. Now, long after the storm they are helping residents by providing counseling, helping with FEMA applications, and are providing employment for young adults to help within the community as all of Red Hook rebuilds. Your vote will continue to help the Red Hook Initiative support a community that was badly injured during Hurricane Sandy.
The Breezy Point Disaster Relief Fund was created to help residents that lost not only their homes, but their place in the tight-knit community. This fund works to provide financial aid to residents that are paying for temporary housing, as well as aid in providing the funds to rebuild homes that were lost.
Occupy Sandy is a grassroots relief organization that developed the day after Hurricane Sandy made landfall. They have a statewide network that helps clean out damaged homes and also distributes food and supplies to the people that need it most.
The Red Hook Initiative is a community center helping the Brooklyn community of Red Hook for the past 11 years. Now, months after the storm they are helping residents by providing counseling, help with FEMA applications and are providing employment opportunities for young adults to help within the community as all of Red Hook rebuilds.