Monthly Archives: January 2013

GET OUT OF THE COLD – FREE HOTEL FOR SANDY SURVIVORS

If you need to stay in a hotel to get out of the cold, visit www.femaevachotels.com and call a hotel near you. Provide your FEMA number and make a reservation. You must check out of a FEMA hotel by January … Continue reading

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National Grid grants for up to $1,000

National Grid is offering funding up to $1,000 for our residential customers that sustained physical damage and lost natural gas service as a result of the hurricane and flooding. More details here: http://www.heartshare.org/programs/energy-assistance/ng-sandy.html

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Red Cross Assistance Available

The Red Cross can provide post-Sandy help in many ways: assistance with security deposits rent and app fees utility assistance moving costs brokerage fees storage costs minor home repairs to owner-occupied property referrals to social services and counseling programs assistance … Continue reading

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CALL TO ACTION: Sat 1/12 @ 9a, Walk to DEMAND passage of the Sandy Relief Bill

Show your solidarity! Call on government leaders to “Walk a Mile in Our Shoes” to understand why disaster relief is so vital to the Sandy-ravaged communities. The Gerritsen Beach Walk is Saturday 1/12 @ 9am.  It starts at Madoc Avenue and … Continue reading

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Make your house more energy efficient — for FREE

Empower New York provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions for income-eligible New Yorkers (homeowners, renters & landlords!). More info here: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/en/Residential/Programs/Low-Income-Assistance/EmPower-Overview.aspx

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VIDEO: FOX5 story on the possible shut-down of the GBC Relief Center

Lisa Evers came by to cover the GBCares Rally on 1/6 to save our Relief Center from being shut down by the city.  Video & Article here (link is slow to load):  http://www.myfoxny.com/story/20516218/sandy-relief-tents-in-brooklyn-could-be-shut-down?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8137590 New York News | NYC Breaking News

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CALL TO ACTION: Rally to save the GBC Sandy Relief Center, Sunday 1/6 @ 12N

Let our voices be heard….come to the Gerritsen Beach Cares Relief Center (parkside across from 2658 Gerritsen Avenue & Devon Ave) at 12 noon Sunday, January 6th to let everyone know the Relief Center is still needed!  NY City, NY State & … Continue reading

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Gerritsen Beach Charity Concert this Sunday 1/6

Advance Tickets on sale now: http://www.mcssl.com/store/gbsandyrelief  Come support a great cause – and spread the word!

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Temporary Mortgage Help For Homeowners affected by Sandy

Please read this flyer for more info: Mortgage Help

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REPOST: Was your house yellow-tagged?

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has been a huge supporter of Gerritsen Beach. They will be distributing gift cards to GB homeowners whose houses have been yellow-tagged by the NYC Buildings Department. You will be required to show the … Continue reading

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