Red Cross Volunteer Mobilization Nov. 14

Drop in to become a registered Red Cross Disaster or Blood Services volunteer. Become trained and prepared to deploy locally or across the nation for the next disaster, or, to volunteer at local Blood Drives. Call 607-273-1900 with questions. 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross 2 Ascot Place (Rear […]

Crisis counseling helplines for people affected by Hurricane Sandy

Submitted by the Mental Health Association in Tompkins County (http://mhaedu.org/): Residents of any state that have been emotionally affected by Hurricane Sandy can access free 24/7 crisis counseling and support through the national Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990 or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746 (Spanish-speakers can text ‘Hablanos’ to 66746). Assistance is also available to individuals […]

Fill the bus with relief supplies

The Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) is sending a bus to New York City this Saturday, November 10.  We would like to fill the storage compartment of that bus with supplies for persons in need due to the recent hurricane. The bus will depart for NYC at 6:30 am on Saturday morning, November 10. Two drop […]

New Yorkers can now register for federal disaster assistance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Nov. 2 that New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy can now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Disaster survivors have three ways to apply: Individuals can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech- and hearing-impaired. If you use […]

The Red Cross Needs You!

The American Red Cross Offers Volunteer Training for Sandy Relief Effort TOMORROW, Saturday, November 3rd, in Syracuse, NY. Please see link for details.

NJ 2-1-1 Hurricane Response and Recovery Info

Great resource for folks in New Jersey at http://www.nj211.org/hurricane.cfm. Thanks to Margaret C. for passing it along. The site offers information on road conditions and public transportation, power outage updates, and tips for finding gas and charging stations via Twitter. Our thoughts are with you all.

Cornell disaster education expert offers ways people can help

Keith Tidball, Cornell Cooperative Extension disaster education program director, gives specific tips how members of the public can help people in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Read the article >>

Student support

If you have academic concerns because of family who have been severely impacted, your first point of contact should be your faculty advisor and/or your college advising office. For additional resources, visit the Caring Community site.  Please do not hesitate to ask for help if you need it.

Alumni Events

If you registered for an event that is cancelled, you will receive an e-mail notifying you of the cancellation and/or new date as well as refund information. If you have questions about any upcoming events, please contact the staff member or volunteer lead who was listed in the e-mail invitation.

Message from Cornell President David Skorton, Oct. 31

Dear Friends, As our region begins to recover from Hurricane Sandy and all the devastation that accompanied it, I write to update you on how the Cornell community has been impacted and is responding. This has been a life-changing event for many Cornellians and their families and friends. Many of you have generously offered to […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension has disaster resources available for communities and businesses

(Long Island, N.Y) – Cornell Cooperative Extension’s New York Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) has education resources available to New Yorkers – including information on up-to-date best practices for families, farmers, businesses and communities recovering from disasters. The information covers a wide range of areas, from how to deal with power outages (from thawing […]

Updates from our campuses

Shoals: The folks at Shoals were able to do pre-storm checks and preparations and there is no damage to the facility. CCE facilities on Long Island: There is reported damage to the 4H Camp but they have no other reports of damage at this time. They are saying that it is premature to know for […]

Community support gathering Friday Nov. 2

A community support gathering is scheduled this Friday, 11/2/2012 at 4:30 pm in 208 WSH for students who remain worried for their family and friends impacted by the aftermath of the Hurricane/storm Sandy. Sponsored by Student & Community Support.

Relief at Cornell University