Hurricane Sandy - Help & Services Available
FEMA and Small Business Assistance
Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union County residents and businesses affected by the storm must register with FEMA in order to receive assistance. The Federal Small Business Association may be able to assist those with businesses in the affected areas.
Instantly donate $10 to the American Red Cross by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999. Donate online here. For non-cash donations, visit Jersey Shore Hurricane News for the most up-to-date drop-off locations.
Help is needed in the Northern and Coastal parts of the state to sort donations and dispense meals, flashlights, and toiletries. Jersey Shore Hurricane News has the most up-to-date information about where manpower is most needed, as well as information about gas stations. The Red Cross also has a mobile app you can use to find blood donation sites. Access it here to find out where to donate blood.