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Hurricane Sandy, How you can help Staten Island

I was lucky enough to only lose power in this storm. My home of Staten Island has been ravaged leaving many people in my life homeless, without power or gas, and some have even lost their lives. I have never experienced such disaster in my lifetime and never thought something like this could happen. In spite of all this devastation I have seen the community band together to support one another and rebuild our beloved home. This experience has put so much in perspective for me. I am dedicating this post to informing people of ways they can help with the disaster relief on Staten Island.

If you are able to get to Staten Island, here are some places looking for volunteers and help: From Our Lady Queen of Peace School in New Dorp: Unfortunately,Our Lady Queen of Peace School still does not have electricity or phone service. An IRIS alert will go out on Sunday regarding school on Monday. I have personally visited New Dorp Beach and spoken to many of our parents who were severly impac…