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Hurricane Sandy Response

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For nearly a century, UJA-Federation has responded to the challenges that face our people and our region. When Hurricane Sandy struck the New York area on October 29th, our hurricane response was swift and bold. We’ve made $10 million available to our network of agencies, synagogues, and day schools to provide cash assistance, temporary housing, food, and far more to the thousands of New Yorkers struggling in the aftermath of the storm. We also helped mobilized thousands of Hurricane Sandy volunteers to help in hurricane response efforts.

We fund a network of nearly 100 beneficiary agencies to help fulfill our mission of caring for our community and inspiring Jewish life, and these agencies have been on the front lines of our hurricane response.

Read About Our Hurricane Response

UJA-Federation Allocates $13 Million to Sandy Victims

Accomplishing a Remarkable Rebuilding

Our Worldwide Jewish Community, Helping One Another in Times of Need

Standing With the People of Israel, Helping New Yorkers Back on Their Feet

Our Hearts Are With Our Family in New York and In Israel

The Power of Individuals Coming Together on Long Island

Coming Together to Address Suffering on Staten Island

Helping Day Schools, Yeshivot, and Their Students Connect to Recovery (Nov. 12, 2012)

The Sights and Stories are Wrenching (Nov. 9, 2012)

Announcing First $1.3 Million in Allocations for Hurricane Relief Efforts (Nov. 8, 2012)

Congregations Respond to Hurricane Sandy With Outpouring of Support (Nov. 7, 2012)

As Another Storm Arrives, Our Efforts Intensify (Nov. 7, 2012)

"No one has ever come through for me as you guys did…" (Nov. 6, 2012)

UJA-Federation Makes $10 Million Available for Hurricane Relief (Nov. 5, 2012)

After Sandy: "It makes me happy to help someone…" (Nov. 2, 2012)

Donating Challahs in Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath (Nov. 2, 2012)

UJA-Federation Network Agencies Respond Quickly, Creatively to Hurricane Sandy (Nov. 1, 2012)

Breaking News and Baking Challah After Hurricane Sandy (Nov. 1, 2012)

Update on Hurricane Sandy (Oct. 31, 2012)

Read the Jewish Week editorial praising our hurricane response, Stepping Up to Provide Relief.

Read UJA-Federation Senior Vice President Roberta Marcus Leiner's Jewish Week article, Sandy Underscores Need For Connected Community.

UJA-Federation has opened the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. Funds raised will be used to provide support to agencies and communities that have been impacted by the devastation. One hundred percent of the funds will be used for aid; no administrative costs will be applied.