In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, some who lost their homes or businesses have turned to crowd-funding websites to elicit a faster and more direct response than they could expect from the government or traditional charities. While Congress considers a $60 billion disaster aid package… Read More
It is becoming clear that Hurricane Sandy has had an astonishing impact on the eastern seaboard of the US. Dozens are dead. New York officials estimate that up to 40,000 people were left homeless by the storm. The FEMA trailers made famous in the… Read More
In an effort to help expedite relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy, donation-based crowdfunding portal HelpersUnite is waiving operating fees for victims of the now-infamous storm. From their web site: HelpersUnite is a platform that enables you to raise money to support disaster victims,… Read More
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