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The HOT 97 Family and the Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation would like to thank all its sponsors for contributing to families affected by Hurricane Sandy.
HOT 97 Message from the Foundation:
HOT 97's Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation will provide #SANDY Relief supplies to our listeners in the Lower East Side, Far Rockaway, Hoboken, Jersey City, Newark, Staten Island, Lynbrook & Freeport. We are moving as fast as possible to provide blankets, clothing, HD Radios and essential health products to the community. Special thanks to Ibiquity HD Radio, Rocawear Clothing, Swizz Beats Reebok, TrukFit Clothing, Young and Reckless Clothing and our listeners for supporting Summer Jam. A portion of Summer Jam ticket sales goes to the Hip Hop Has Heart Foundation for disaster relief and annual programs. These funds allowed us to quickly mobilize our Street Soldiers for #Sandy relief.
Please assist us in helping those in need.Here's what they most need now:EQUIPMENT:FlashlightsBatteriesBattery powered radiosBattery powered clock radiosNew BlanketsCOLD WEATHER CLOTHING(Sorry but we cannot accept used clothing.)New Sweatshirts/HoodiesNew Fleece JacketsNew Coats - men, women + childrenNew GlovesNew ScarvesNew SocksNew all-weather boots - men, women and childrenFOR THE KIDS:BooksNotebooksSchool suppliesBookbags/BackpacksGamesToysSUPPLIES:Paper TowelsPlastic garbage bagsBathroom tissuePersonal hygiene-hand sanitizer, soap, toohpaste + toothbrushes, deodorant, moisturizing lotion, feminine productsHousehold cleaning productsRubber cleaning glovesBaby diapers and baby wipesFOODAnything non-perishableBreakfast BarsProtein barsCrackersChipsCookiesCanned spaghettiCanned tunaCanned meatsCanned vegetablesJuice boxesEXTRA NICEPre-pack individual food and toiletry bags and we will deliver door to door to the people who cannot get to the site.VOLUNTEERSTo help with the cleanup
Drop off supplies at the Sansone Auto Mall Hurricane Relief Drop Off point, located on Route 1 in Woodbridge. 90-100 US Highway 1 North Avenel, NJ 07001
A Message from The Original Soup Man
The Original Soupman LocationsHoboken, NJ | Jersey City, NJ | Staten Island, NY | Coney Island | Far Rockaway | Jersey Shore The Original SoupMan, the soups that inspired the "No Soup for You!" Seinfeld episode, is based in Staten Island and is making its own daily contribution to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts by serving free, hot bowls of soup to anyone in need from The Original SoupMan SoupTruck. As the weather gets colder, the need will grow. They've served between 400-500 bowls of soup to those in need daily.
To help them continue to serve our neighbors with free bowls of hot soup, we need your help.The Original SoupMan has launched a fundraising campaign through Al's Feed The Hungry Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization launched by The Original SoupMan in 2005. Al's Feed The Hungry Foundation donates funds and soup to local hunger charities, including soup kitchens and food pantries. Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Reggie Jackson, an equity partner in The Original SoupMan and long-time brand ambassador, serves as chairman of Al's Feed The Hungry Foundation. "Al" is Al Yeganeh, THE Original SoupMan, whose strict ordering rules were parodied on Seinfeld.A $10 donation will helps feed approximately 15 people.People can donate whatever they can afford by visiting http://originalsoupman.com/good-deeds. Donations are accepted via credit card or PayPal accounts.We greatly appreciate your support in helping us spread the word. And we are awed by the strength and resiliency of our neighbors.
*Radioshack Emergency Supplies Available in your area: click here
*American Red Cross Shelter Locater: click here
The City is working to help New Yorkers recover from Sandy. Shelters will remain open until residents can safely return to their homes.Trouble viewing this site? The Hurricane Sandy public shelter system has consolidated. Get the updated list.Get the list of locations where prepared food is available
Warming centers are open for residents needing relief from cold temperatures.Go to the list of overnight sheltersGo to the list of daytime warming shelters
Federal Disaster AssistanceAnyone affected by Sandy (homeowners, renters, and businesses) can apply for federal disaster assistance. Register at disasterassistance.gov or by calling FEMA at 800-621-3362 (FEMA) Before you call, be sure to have the following information ready:
Locate a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center. Disaster Recovery Centers are facilities where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to their cases.
City Disaster Assistance The City of New York Restoration Centers are now open. Learn more.
NYC Rapid Repairs NYC Rapid Repairs is a program to make your home safe for return. The City is working with contractors to assess damage to your home from Hurricane Sandy and make the necessary repairs so that you and your family can safely return home. NYC Rapid Repairs is a program for property owners.Learn more about NYC Rapid Repairs.Register for NYC Rapid Repairs.
Gas ShortageMayor Bloomberg has signed an emergency order to establish an odd-even license plate system for gasoline and diesel purchases to reduce wait times and lines at gas stations in the five boroughs. The odd-even system went into effect Friday, November 9. Read more.
ElectricityVisit coned.com for the latest on the restoration efforts. To report a loss of electric service, contact Con Edison at 1-800-75-CONED (26633) or online at ConEd.com. For LIPA customers:Learn more about restoring electrical service to your home
For Con Ed customers:Self-certification form for your electrician
Temporary HousingAir BNB, an online service that connects people seeking temporary housing with those who have unused space, has launched a new platform to link New Yorkers displaced by Hurricane Sandy to New Yorkers who want to offer places to stay. Air BNB is providing with service at no fee, and information is available at airbnb.com/sandy.
Garbage & Recycling CollectionThe Department of Sanitation will continue to clean up debris from Hurricane Sandy. Learn more.
Business Recovery Information New York City, including the Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), is coordinating a set of services to assist small businesses in recovering from Hurricane Sandy. For more information, please call 311 and ask for NYC Business Solutions. Learn more.
Donations & Volunteering
Damage In order to qualify for disaster relief assistance, New York City must estimate the storm's total effect on city residents and employees. Be prepared to answer questions about the extent of your property's damage. You may call 311 to report downed trees.Learn how to report damage to your home or business sustained from SandyReport downed trees online
Cleanup What happens after the storm?Learn about re-occupancy of buildings in Zone A (in PDF)Get answers to your storm cleanup questions (in PDF)Learn post-storm safety tips (in PDF)Pumping water in NYC
HIP HOP HAS HEART HITS THE PAVEMENT TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY [VIDEOS]
NY State Emergency Management Agency www.semo.state.ny.us NY State Emergency Management Agency www.fema.gov, www.floodsmart.com Department of Homeland Security www.ready.gov
American Red Cross in Greater New York www.nyredcross.org National Hurricane Center/Tropical Protection Center www.nhc.noaa.gov
National Weather Service www.weather.gov Notify NYC- Register for emergency notifiations by visiting www.NYC.gov/notifynyc or calling 311
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