By now, most of us are haunted by the scenes of the massive devastation inflicted by Hurricane Sandy, particularly in New Jersey and New York City. And worst of all … the storm rumbles on. People have lost their lives, their homes, their businesses; and cities like New York are scrambling to climb out of this.
Now is the time for those of us who have not been impacted by Sandy to step up and make a difference for those affected by this disaster. Recognizing that all people are created in the image of HaShem, we each have an obligation to one another.
There are numerous ways you can make a difference … it does not matter how, just do it. Do not stand idly by.
Ways You Can Make a Difference
1) Continue to pray. Especially for those who have been affected, and for those still in the path of the storm.
2) If you live near areas affected by the storm … volunteer. Or donate blood.
3) Donate to a reliable, established disaster relief fund. Here are a couple options: