Recently, we received an email from a woman named Keara Schwartz, who created an Amazon gift registry for those who want to immediately donate supplies for Hurricane Sandy victims living in Far Rockaway -- an area that was hit hard during the storm. She writes:
"After volunteering at the Park Slope Armory a few times and learning who and what is really needed, I decided to create a registry of items that families are in need of in Far Rockaway, NY. You can purchase any item from my Amazon Registry and it will be send directly to Far Rockaway, NY City Council member James Sanders, Jr. Shipping is free if you have Amazon Prime. Many mothers need baby forumla and diapers. Families need flashlights and batteries. The items range in price."
Please donate if you can! Giving to the Red Cross is a great contribution, but there are people in immediate need, and you can get them supplies REALLY FAST THIS WAY!
And don't forget to check out Occupy Sandy's Amazon Registy while you're at it!