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