St. Jacobi Church
5406 4th Avenue, Brooklyn (53rd Street stop on the R train) Please come to St. Jacobi to receive volunteer orientation. After a brief meeting in the church sanctuary, you be able to either stay on location or join transportation to other sites. We will dispatch you to where you are needed most through our contacts on the ground in Staten Island. We can take both volunteers who have cars and those who do not.
If you would like to work in Staten Island, you must dress very warmly and wear boots or other sturdy shoes. Please bring work gloves if you have them or any other supplies listed on the needs list below.
On Sunday (11/4) we will be doing two shifts – 10 – 2 and 1-5 pm. You are welcome to stay all day or only for one shift.
The Red Cross
The Red Cross is seeking medical professionals to help with storm recovery assistance. "We gladly accept people interested in volunteering. We especially need health care professionals, including registered nurses, doctors and licensed clinical social workers," said Rosemarie Valdeza, Red Cross representative. Those interested in volunteering can call 1-877-RED CROSS or consult www.nyredcross.org.