The Red Cross is seeking help in shelters throughout the region. For those looking to help in the New York area volunteers must be over the age of 16, lift and carry 30-40 lbs., open to 12-hour shifts from Wednesday (Oct. 31) to Friday (Nov. 2), be available to potentially be deployed to a shelter location outside of New York City, and stay for up to 72 hours.
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Donations can also be made to the organization remotely, by texting REDCROSS to 90999, or by visiting www.redcross.org
The Food Bank For New York City— The organization needs food donations, and offers a “Food Program Locator” on its website. Remote donations can be made by texting FBNYC to 50555.