NJSPJ Sandy help for journalists

Dear members:

We hope you and your families are safe and warm following superstorm Sandy and the impending nor’easter.

So many journalism colleagues have been affected storm and need help, large and small. Many of you are also looking for ways to lend a hand.

Do you need a place to charge up, get access to the web or simply to have a place to work? Do you need a warm place to stay, clothing or other essentials?

If you’re in need of help, or if you’re willing to donate, please don’t be shy.

Contact us at jprim@netscape.com or call  908-399-4771 and we’ll connect you.

There are also many other ways to help people who’ve been hit by Sandy. Here are some resources:

FEMA ASSISTANCE
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has activated its transitional shelter program, which allows those who cannot return to their homes because of storm damage to stay in participating hotels, motels or other housing. You must first register with FEMA at a recovery center, by calling 800-621-3362 or by going to DisasterAssistance.gov.

AMERICAN RED CROSS
Donate to the American Red Cross’s Sandy efforts

NEW JERSEY PRESS FOUNDATION HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF FUND

NEWSDAY CHARITIES
Newsday
Charities is a McCormick Foundation fund that offers 50% matching donations for grants to be made to qualified nonprofit organizations with programs
that concentrate on child abuse prevention and treatment; child and youth education; housing; and hunger.

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