American Red Cross Feeding Thousands Impacted By Superstorm Sandy In New York

Nov 02, 2012, 11:05 ET from American Red Cross

Thousands of volunteers providing water, hot meals and snacks in hardest hit areas

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A massive American Red Cross feeding effort is underway on Long Island to help those impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Volunteers in more than 30 vehicles are providing water, meals and snacks in the areas hardest hit by the storm.


WHAT: The Red Cross is in communities right now offering assistance with more than 164,000 meals served so far. More than 3,300 disaster works from all over the country are on the East Coast and more help is on the way.
WHO:  American Red Cross disaster workers
WHEN: Friday, November 02, 2012
WHERE:  Red Cross fixed feeding sites can be found in the following Long Island locations:


Cedar Creek Park               

Nickerson Beach Park            

Christopher Morley Park

3340 Merrick Road                 

880 Lido Blvd                           

500 Searingtown Rd.

Seaford, NY                   

Lido Beach, NY                          

Roslyn, NY


HL Dennison                   

Riverhead County Center         

Mastic Firehouse

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy      

210 Center Drive                      

1080 Mastic Rd

Hauppauge, NY 11718               

Riverhead, NY 11901                   

Mastic, NY 11950

Mobile feeding operations are underway today in the following neighborhoods:

Staten Island (SE):     



Bronx (NE):


Far Rockaway                      

Red Hook                 

City Island


Howard Beach           

Coney Island



Brighton Beach

New Dorp                 

Broad Channel            

Sheepshead Bay

Manhattan (SE): 

Long Island, Nassau:    

Long Island, Suffolk:

Lower East Side      


Amity Harbor


Long Beach                 


South Street          


Wall Street

You can help people affected by disasters like Superstorm Sandy, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS. Contributions may also be sent to your local American Red Cross chapter or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.

About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at

SOURCE American Red Cross