Hurricane Sandy

One Year After Sandy, Displaced Still Need Our Help

A year after Hurricane Sandy, millions of people are still trying to put their lives back together. Outwardly, the affected communities have done a tremendous job rebuilding. Some neighborhoods look normal, and the tourists returned this past summer. But under the smell of fresh paint there’s still a lot of destruction, disappointment, and frustration. The …

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How to Use Amazon's Wedding Registry to Help a Nonprofit

I’m a big fan of using existing tools and resources to raise money for nonprofits. Too many people are trying to reinvent the wheel when one is already out there and could get them rolling on fundraising faster and better. That’s what three friends–Alex Nordenson, John Heggestuen and Katherine Dolan–did in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. …

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Be Prepared: 3 Lessons for Nonprofits from Sandy

Storms seem different today than when I was growing up. They seem more unpredictable and dangerous. The first major hurricane I remember is Hurricane Gloria in 1985. Gloria followed a typical Hurricane path, spun up the coast, and moved quickly through New England. In today’s dollars, Gloria did almost two billion dollars in damage. Sandy …

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Fundraisers You Can Donate To In Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy was destructive, and millions are still making their way through the devastation a week later. Organizations such as the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity and more, are coming together to help citizens in need of blankets, food, shelter, and electricity. Please consider giving to one of the fundraisers below. …

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