Friday, November 2, 2012

Hurricaine Sandy and Relief Efforts

Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, and we wish a speedy recovery to everyone affected by this devastating storm!   At least 76 people lost their lives and over 30 billion dollars worth of damage, and as of yesterday it's estimated that 4.9 people were without power.  Tears of Crimson is asking all of our readers to please consider donating to relief efforts.  Below you'll find a list of ways that you can help, and even if you can't give a monetary donation, we ask that you keep our friends on the East Coast in your thoughts.

The Salvation Army (a group we've always supported) is providing food and shelter.  You can Text the word STORM to 80888 to make a $10 donation.  Or you can follow this link to make a larger donation.

The Red Cross needs blood and monetary donations.  Please visit for blood donations or for monetary donations.  You can also call 800-RED CROSS and Text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

The Humane Society of America is assembling a team to help find our furry friends lost in the storm and you can contact them at 301-258-8276 or visit online at 

Habitat for Humanity will be helping people rebuild their homes!   Call Habitat's Partner Service Center at 800-HABITAT or visit them online at

The Community Foodbank of New Jersey can be reached at or by calling (908) 355- FOOD (3663), ext. 243.

Feeding America will be delivering food and water supplies, contact them or by calling 800-910-5524

Direct Relief International provides medicine and suplies to partner health centers and clinics.
Text message: Text the word RELIEF to 27722 to give $10.  Phone: 805-964-4767 or you can donate online here

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