Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Materials

Publication date: 
October, 2012

The Council has compiled information and resources for dealing with the affects of Hurricane Sandy.


Ways to Help

  • United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund
    To respond to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, United Way has established the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund. Contributions to the Fund will be used by local United Ways along the Eastern Seaboard to address the near and long-term recovery needs of communities that FEMA has declared disaster areas.
  • AARP Connecticut
    AARP Connecticut announced that The AARP Foundation has established a relief fund to support victims in the U.S. devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
  • Housing Needed for Disaster Responders
    The tri-state area is in need of housing for FEMA disaster responders; specifically for locations within 60 miles of New York.
  • Support local needs in the Fairfield County Area
    Fairfield County Community Foundation lists local organizations involved in relief efforts.
  • Support local needs in the Greater New Haven area
    The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven lists local organizations involved in relief efforts.
  • LISC Emergency Relief Fund
    Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has set up a fund to help people in low-income neighborhoods that were affected by Hurricane Sandy get the assistance they need to recover from this disaster.


The Council is coordinating response efforts with other associations of grantmakers in our region. For information about how to help outside of Connecticut, please visit these websites:

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