I am a long time New Yorker. Grew up in Jersey where many days were spent at the shore.
I love to run the parks, streets and at the beach. I have a special place for Rockaway beach because during the past few years you would oftern find me running on the beach and boardwalk or simply relaxing and cooling off on hot summer days by the ocean breeze.
It pains me to see the destruction that Sandy caused through out the NY/NJ region. It is going to take some time to rebuild but it will be rebuilt. We have a strong will!!
I wanted to raise money to help out; therefore, I created this account and browsed through the listed charities. I chose a local group that would disperse funds to where the needs are, The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City and the Red Cross seems to be the logical choices.
Getting people to part with their money is not easy, particularly for ongoing needs. Unfortunately, when the crisis stops been a headline on the nightly news, the contributions dwindle down as well. However, the crisis for the people affected still continues.
If you have already contributed, I "Thank You" on behalf of everyone that you have helped.
If you haven't - Please consider doing so.
Thank you and God bless you.
(ps. before and after pictures on the left)
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