Small Business Resources
- Click here to find out about available government relief programs for small business owners and employees.
- Add Your Business to the Support NYC Small Business Movement. Click here for more information.
- Click here for Guide to Disaster Assistance Services for Immigrant New Yorkers
- This benefit has just been announced.
Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) Can Provide You With Temporary Food Assistance: December 12-18, 2012
Click here for more information.
Resources for Non-Profits:
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- Team Rubicon serves to unite the skills and experience of military veterans with medical professionals to rapidly deploy emergency response teams into crisis situations. They are sponsoring clean up in areas affected by Sandy.
Volunteer with Team Rubicon.
- Congregation Beth Elohim is a synagogue located in New York City. They are sponsoring volunteering and donations for areas affected by Sandy. Focus areas include: Food Prep, field work in Far Rockaway, Donation prep.
Volunteer with Congregation Beth Elohim.
- New York Cares is the city’s largest volunteer organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies, and public schools.
Volunteer with New York Cares.
- Occupy Sandy Recovery organizes donation and volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer with Occupy Sandy Recovery.
- Red Hook Initiative believes that social change to overcome systemic inequities begins with empowered youth. They are seeking volunteers to help with relief efforts in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Volunteer with Red Hook Initiative.
- The Lower East Side Recovers allows people to offer/request assistance and is coordinated by the folks at Occupy NYC and community organizations on the ground.
- City Harvest exists to end hunger in communities throughout New York City.
Volunteer with City Harvest.
- Food Bank for NYC is the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs.
Volunteer with Food Bank for NYC.
- Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Primary focus is clothes donations.
Drop off donations to Housing Works.
- Catholic Charities helps solve the problems of New Yorkers in need – non-Catholics and Catholics alike. Primary focus is clothes donations.
Drop off donations to Catholic Charities.
Other Ways to Get Involved
- The New York Blood Center (NYBC) constantly needs blood donations in order to meet the needs of local hospitals and other facilities.
- Shop Brooklyn is a borough-wide “shop local” campaign for local residents and visitors, highlighting the service and individuality of Brooklyn’s neighborhoods and shopping corridors.