Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ Assistance

How to Help Long Beach Island After Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ Assistance

Hurricane Sandy

Now that the storm has passed, Long Beach Island is working to rebuild and recover. Many people ask how to help out on LBI so there are a few things you can do and you can not do that are a big help! Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ Assistance is something that will help recover quickly!

What You Can Do to Help After Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ

Provide needed supplies for the First Responders.  Remember, no water, sewer, electric or gas means No Laundry.  Below is the list posted on the Beach Haven Web Page as to the supplies needed.  You can drop off items in the Council Meeting Room in the Stafford Township Building on Bay Avenue, Manahawkin.

  Simply drop your supplies (maybe with a thank you note).
  • Women’s & Men’s underwear
  • socks
  • Baby wipes
  • deodorant (Men’s & Women’s)
  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweatpants
  • T -shirts
  • gloves
  • hats
  • scarves
  • work gloves

What NOT to Do That Will Help After Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ

DO NOT CALL the local LBI Police Departments, or Town Halls.  The staff are overwhelmed, working under dangerous conditions, and probably sleep deprived. They do not and simply cannot answer individual questions.
Right now, the only official source of information is the Long Beach Township website
It is updated twice daily, and the information is relevant to all the municipalities.  By allowing the First Responders, meaning all available Police, Municipal Employees, Volunteer Fire Fighters and Volunteer EMTs, as well as National Guard and Utility Personnel from around the Country, to do their primary jobs without distractions, they will be done sooner and be safer.

In Closing…

Hurricane Sandy on Long Beach Island NJ Assistance is vital to the recovery. Long Beach Island has been hard hit but it will recover. The strength of LBI has been tested before and it has come back better than ever. Everyone is working hard to do their part and with a little faith, we will all enjoy LBI again soon!
Parts of this post are used with permission by Katie Shackleton

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