Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Helping: Post- Sandy

Superstorm Sandy furiously swept over the East coast earlier this week.

From the minor, power outages, to the major, those who lost lives.  It's wrath was definitely felt.

As many find themselves temporarily out of work, there is the opportunity to go out there and lend a helping hand.

This article at Gothamist offers several options for those who want to volunteer:  Click here


 
 


*UPDATE* December 2, 2012

It's been a little over a month since the storm, and the east coast is still recovering. Many jobs, for example, have yet to resume to normal. Several businesses still remain closed and many others are still displaced. Time Magazine reported that according to the financial analysis firm IHS Global Insight, there was an estimated $25,000,000,000 lost in business activity due to Hurricane Sandy. (Read more)

On the bright side, however, the aftereffects of the storm have created a surplus of rebuilding jobs. If you are looking for work, Gothamist offers several options: Click Here

For those who just want to help, there are still ways to donate! In the season for giving and sharing, an awesome new website gives you the opportunity to purchase or donate a gift to a child affected by the storm. Check out SecretSandy.org



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