1 year later and so much has been rebuilt and so much has been left undone. In the aftermath of the storm one of the sad hard facts is the amount of lower income housing that is no longer available.
I want to honor those who did so much to help in the relief and rebuilding efforts that continue today. For those of us who remember days + weeks without water and electricity and who are now safe and warm, we have much to be thankful for.
One of the most amazing relief efforts came from Respond + Rebuild Occupy Sandy Recovery (Occupy Sandy is a grassroots disaster relief network that emerged to provide mutual aid to communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. They're also a fiscally sponsored project of the Alliance for Global Justice so all donations are tax deductible)
I donated my subway tips to GrowNYC at the Union Square market that provided food for relief efforts. here's My clip: