Volunteers Coming to Long Island to Address Ongoing Needs Stemming from Storm’s Aftermath
Catholic Charities, Long Island Volunteer Center and Health &
Welfare Council of Long Island announced that volunteers from the
Christian Reformed Worldwide Relief Committee (CRWRC) will be available
to assist Long Islanders still struggling to recover
from Hurricane Irene.
Walk-in centers will be set up throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. CRWRC’s
Disaster Response Services trained volunteers, known as the ‘Green
Shirts’ for their attire, will be canvassing neighborhoods
and collecting information to create a comprehensive needs assessment,
which will assist local volunteer organizations as they work to address
unmet hurricane-related needs, such as housing, debris clean up, and
Local residents who had
previously applied to FEMA or were not eligible for FEMA assistance are
still able to participate in local resource assistance through this
Below is the location for a nearby CRWRC Walk-in Centers:
St. Mary of the Isle
315 East Walnut St.,
Thursdays, Oct. 4 and 11
noon to 4 p.m.
and 5 to 9 p.m.
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